See notable quotes from the Republican presidential candidates who debated in prime time at the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas on Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2015. Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas, former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina, Ohio Gov. John Kasich, Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky, Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida and real estate mogul Donald Trump participated. The debate was hosted by CNN, Facebook and Salem Media. CNN anchor Wolf Blitzer moderated, with chief political correspondent Dana Bash and Salem Radio Network host Hugh Hewitt asking questions.