In an election season filled with surprising headlines, here’s one nobody imagined would be used to sum up the latest GOP debate: Candidates set aside insults. Did the everyone’s favorite TV show just jump the shark?

+ FIveThirtyEight has an interesting look at the phrases each candidate repeats most. And the NYT checks out which issues each party debates, or ignores.

+ “Having myself felt the sting of the established group, when they [said] ‘no, no, no, we don’t want you,’ I totally understand what Trump is going through.” Ben Carson endorses Trump.