The Los Angeles Times, 16 December 2011
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16 décembre 2011
Mark Z. Barabak and Seema Mehta
Reporting from Sioux City, Iowa Acting on their best behavior, the two Republican front-runners essentially called a cease-fire Thursday night in their fratricidal primary fight, using the last full-scale presidential debate of the year mainly to assail President Obama
A few heated exchanges marked the two-hour debate, but they were largely spurred by those struggling to catch up to Newt Gingrich
and Mitt Romney
in opinion polls.
Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann
, whose hopes may live or die in Iowa's Jan. 3 caucuses, continued to assail Gingrich for his work for Freddie Mac
, the federal mortgage guarantor he has criticized for contributing to the housing crisis.