The four remaining GOP candidates will meet one more time in Florida tonight for a debate sponsored by CNN, the Republican Party of Florida and the Hispanic Leadership Network. This debate will take place at the University of North Florida located in Jacksonville.


Air Time: Thursday, January 26 at 8pm ET on CNN

Full Debate Video: Video: Watch the full CNN Florida Republican debate

Participants: Gingrich, Romney, Santorum, Paul

Report from CNN:

Just days before Florida Republicans go to the polls to choose their nominee, the GOP presidential hopefuls will meet for a final debate hosted by CNN, the Republican Party of Florida and the Hispanic Leadership Network. CNN lead political anchor Wolf Blitzer will moderate the two-hour presidential debate which will take place at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville on Thursday, January 26 at 8 p.m. ET.

Four presidential contenders will participate in Thursday’s debate: former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, Texas Rep. Ron Paul, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum. In addition to questions posed to the candidates by Blitzer and Florida Republicans in the audience, CNN will solicit questions and comments submitted in real-time from, the CNN Politics fan page on Facebook and by using the #CNNDebate hashtag on Twitter. will live stream all of the events in Florida – the debate on Thursday as well as the events from the Florida primary next Tuesday. After Thursday’s debate, will be live-streaming the Spin Room with CNN’s Jim Acosta. To engage and comment on election night news as it happens, users can view the CNN Politics Facebook page for political stories and photos of CNN’s favorite faces and also follow @CNNPolitics on Twitter for breaking developments all night.

CNN has stated it will allow the audience to react and be involved in the debate unlike Monday night’s debate where the audience was silenced by NBC.

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