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Frank Luntz's Fox News GOP focus group crowns John Kasich winner of March 3 debate

There will be some instant polls of Thursday night's Republican presidential debate in Detroit, and in many of these online polls, Donald Trump wins. Republican opinion collector Frank Luntz does a focus group of local registered Republicans during these debates, and on Thursday night, the decision wasn't close:

Ohio Gov. John Kasich, leading the pack with 18 votes — versus 6 for Ted Cruz, 1 for Donald Trump, and zero for Marco Rubio — also got the least speaking time. So maybe the Republican viewers just didn't like the debate.