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Arizona Republican debate: How to find it

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It has been almost a month since the last time the remaining Republican presidential candidates debated on stage, but they will face each other again at the last debate before the Arizona and Michigan primaries and Super Tuesday.

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Here’s what you need to know to follow it.

Where can I watch the debate?

CNN is hosting the debate at 8 p.m. ET at the Mesa Arts Center in Mesa, Ariz. CNN will broadcast the event on its network, livestream it on and air it on CNN radio. In addition, Juan Carlos Lopez of CNN en Espanol will lead coverage from Mesa which will be simulcast with Spanish interpretation.

The Fix team will not host a live chat but will instead live-blog the events starting about 7 p.m., with contributions from our Fact Checker and other PostPolitics team members covering the debate.

Who is participating?

Former House speaker Newt Gingrich (Ga.), U.S. Rep. Ron Paul (Tex.), former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney and former U.S. senator Rick Santorum (Pa.).

Who will moderate the debate?

CNN’s John King, Wolf Blitzer and Erin Burnett will be on the moderation panel.

How do I follow the debate on social media?

CNN is soliciting questions from Twitter using the official hashtag #CNNDebate and from its Facebook page.

Our Fact Checker, Glenn Kessler, will be on the lookout for suspect statments and ones he’s already disproved. If you hear one during the debate, tweet them to him using the hashtag #FactCheckThis.

And you can follow all our reporters and editors covering the debate with one click on this Twitter list.


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