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Which Republicans actually debated one another, in one chart

If it seemed like Donald Trump took more heat and burned up more opponents than anyone else on the Republican debate stage last night, it's because it's true.

A Vox data visualization shows Trump name-checked opponents half a dozen times and was the target of about as many himself. Compare that to Scott Walker. The mild-mannered governor of Wisconsin threw no direct punches and endured none himself.

Those are just a few data points that capture the shape of Thursday's debate. Interact with the data yourself right here: