Dec. 15, 2015
Republican debate –
Time – Main segment: 9 p.m. ET. Secondary: 6:30 p.m.
Location – The Venetian, Las Vegas, Nevada
Moderators – Wolf Blitzer, Dana Bash, Hugh Hewitt
Who’s in – Main segment: All candidates with a recent polling average of at least 3.5 percent nationally, 4 percent in Iowa or 4 percent in New Hampshire. Secondary: Remaining candidates reaching at least 1 percent in four separate national, Iowa or New Hampshire polls.
Candidates – Main Segment: Donald Trump, Ben Carson, Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio, Jeb Bush, Carly Fiorina, Chris Christie, John Kasich, Rand Paul. Secondary: Mike Huckabee, Rick Santorum, Lindsey Graham, George Pataki.
[Live updates: The latest from the debate stage]
[The GOP’s get-serious caucus heads into debate: ‘Showtime is over’]
[It’s Cruz, not Trump, who looks more like favorite to win GOP nomination]
[Rand Paul makes the CNN prime-time debate, by a hair]