’12ers flock to Fox News studios in NYC, go in-depth at presidential forum hosted by ex-AR Guv.
Not allowed to attack each other, candidates focus on taking Obama to task.
Romney tries to contrast his MA healthcare plan from Obamacare. Stops short of advocating undoing all federal labor law but would revamp or abolish NLRB.
Gingrich advocates returning Medicaid, education to the states.
Santorum signals support for Balanced Budget Amendment and capping federal spending at 18%.
Perry promises to stop parts of Obama’s Affordable Care Act with executive orders, secure the border within 12 months of taking office.
Bachmann says “overriding issue” in election is working to repeal Obamacare, calls program “social engineering playground of the left.”
Paul voices opposition to Patriot Act, says U.S. should treat acts of terrorism as crimes instead of waging war.