Earlier this evening in Tampa, Florida, eight Republican contenders took the stage in a Tea Party-sponsored debate hosted by CNN. The lead off topic of the evening was, of course, Social Security and how the GOP nominee would deal with entitlement reform.

Full Video: Watch entire CNN Tea Party Debate Video

Here are some clips from the debate which originally aired on Monday, September 12, 2011 on CNN:

Perry, Romney spar over social security:

Romney, Perry, Paul spar over jobs:

GOP candidates on why they are running for office:

More to come as they are available.