Photos: Behind the Scenes at the GOP Debate

Guy Benson
|
Posted: Aug 06, 2015 3:55 PM
Photos: Behind the Scenes at the GOP Debate

CLEVELAND, OHIO - Here's a brief look backstage at the first 2016 presidential debates, held at the home of the NBA's Cleveland Cavaliers. Sen. Ted Cruz attracted a swarm of reporters when he swung through "spin alley" after touring the main stage moments ago:

Screen Shot 2015-08-06 at 3.16.26 PM

The backdrop, featuring co-sponsors Fox News, the Ohio Republican Party and Facebook:

Screen Shot 2015-08-06 at 3.16.43 PM

The already-packed media filing center. The buzz surrounding the primetime debate is palpable:

Screen Shot 2015-08-06 at 3.17.38 PM

Fox's "Campaign Carl" Cameron filing an on-air report:

Screen Shot 2015-08-06 at 3.17.24 PM

And yours truly, touring the post-debate spin room:

Screen Shot 2015-08-06 at 3.24.03 PM

Get your political juices flowing, and stick around all evening for complete Townhall team coverage -- from wire to wire.