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CNN's Republican debate was too hot — literally

As the debate went on, the conversation and room grew ever more heated.
As the debate went on, the conversation and room grew ever more heated.
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CNN's GOP debate on Wednesday night became quite heated. It was also literally too hot — at least for the candidates, whose sweaty faces reflected the bright stage lights.

People watching the debate began to notice the elevated temperature:

Twitter was flooded with pictures and comments about shiny foreheads.

As their skin grew ever brighter, some wondered if sweating was a sign of a candidate's weakness.

Maybe CNN could just turn up the A/C.