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Fiorina Repeatedly Refuses To Say That Clintons Have A 'Real Marriage' (VIDEO)

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The exchange came after Fiorina opened the undercard debate earlier Thursday night by saying she was not a political insider hungry to be on the trail and "unlike another woman in this race, I actually love spending time with my husband."

Here is the full exchange:

"They have been married for a long time," she said smiling.

Matthews wasn't taking that for an answer so he asked again "so, it's a real marriage?"

"They've been married for a very long time," she repeated.

"It's a real marriage then. You'll say that," Matthews dug in as the moment grew more awkward.

"They've been married for a long time," Fiorina said again tilting her head to the side.

"Why are you hiding from an answer," Matthews asked after a few moments' pause.

"I'm not. I am answering your question. They've been married for a long time," Fiorina said. "Chris there are so many other things we could talk about."