Republican presidential candidates took part in a debate Tuesday aired by CNN. C-SPAN's cameras were there after the debate as the candidates, advisers and supporters spoke to the media.
This debate was the twelfth of the campaign, and focused on national security. It was co-hosted by CNN, the American Enterprise Institute, and the Heritage Foundation. The latter two are conservative think-tanks based in Washington.
Michele Bachmann, Herman Cain, Newt Gingrich, Jon Huntsman, Ron Paul, Rick Perry, and Mitt Romney participated.