Republican candidates in front of Air Force One: It's odd.

Why Everyone Is Standing In Front of a Plane: A Brief FAQ

Why Everyone Is Standing In Front of a Plane: A Brief FAQ

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Sept. 16 2015 8:29 PM

Why Everyone Is Standing In Front of a Plane: A Brief FAQ

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A shot from the early Republican debate at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, California.

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Why is everyone at tonight's Republican primary debate standing in front of a plane?

It's being held at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, California and that's Reagan's Air Force One.

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Isn't it a little weird to have a debate in front of a giant indoor plane?

Yeah.