MANCHESTER, N.H. — The Fix is on site for tonight’s Republican presidential debate, the first contest that will feature frontrunning former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney.

The festivities get started at 8 p.m. and run all the way through 10 p.m. And, we will be live-blogging every moment of it.

Can’t wait? Make sure to read our debate preview and watch our “Fast Fix” video on what to expect tonight. It’s also worth checking out two other Washington Post pieces: Michael Leahy on the new Mitt Romney, and Dan Balz laying out the stakes of the debate.

Then remember to tune if for the live-blog around 8 p.m. (Actually, we will likely start live commentary around 6 p.m. but the pace will pick up around 7:30 p.m.