Jill says...After watching the debate, I didn't think their was a clear winner. But the tone definitely changed from the last debate, which seemed more like a Q&A than a debate. 

"The Republican presidential primary debate provided plenty of fireworks Thursday night, a stark contrast to the two more sleepy affairs earlier this year. Michele Bachmann and Tim Pawlenty took off the gloves and threw several punches at one another. Ron Paul and Rick Santorum nearly screamed at each other over whether to prevent Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon. And Newt

Gingrich didn't like some of the questions thrown his way, which he angrily denounced as "Mickey Mouse games."   READ MORE....

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/08/11/iowa-gop-presidential-debate_n_925056.html