GOP front-runner Donald Trump says he signed a pledge not to run as an independent or third-party candidate, and that he'll support the eventual Republican presidential nominee. Ref. CNN
Trump looms large in 2nd GOP debate for Utah GOP, Dems
Utah GOP Chairman James Evans was surprised to hear the state Democratic Party is hosting a party to watch Wednesday's debate among the 11 leading Republican candidates for president, including front-runner Donald Trump. Ref. Source 3d
Donald Trump continues to hold a wide lead over his closest competitors in a new CNN/WMUR poll of New Hampshire voters, but shifts in the field since the Republican candidates debated in Simi Valley, California, have created a new top tier in the first-in-the-nation primary state.
Trump leads with 26% support among those who say they plan to vote in the New Hampshire Republican presidential primary, about the same as in a July WMUR/UNH poll in the state. Second place now goes to businesswoman Carly Fiorina with 16%, third to Sen. Marco Rubio with 9% and fourth to neurosurgeon Ben Carson with 8%. Ref. CNN