Hundreds rally ahead of GOP debate, say campaigns focus on anti-Muslim messages

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EVANSTON, Ill. -- The Republican presidential candidates squared-off in Las Vegas tonight for the fifth time, just weeks away from the first primary voting in Iowa.

In sharp focus at the debate was radical Islamic terror, a topic that’s getting a lot of attention in Chicago.

Some in the Chicago area say the tone the GOP campaign and what they’re hearing from the candidates is less about foreign police than "Islamophobia."

WGN’s Tom Negovan reports from Evanston where hundred rallied ahead of Tuesday night’s GOP debate.