Friday, November 18, 2011

CNN's Republican Presidential Debate On National Security

CNN has released more details on the next Republican presidential debate the network will sponsor next Tuesday. The debate will air live across CNN Domestic, CNN International and
CNN en Español. CNN's press release is below.

CNN Press Release: CNN lead political anchor Wolf Blitzer will moderate a Republican presidential debate on Tuesday, Nov. 22 from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. (ET) live from the historic DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C. The debate, in partnership with The Heritage Foundation and the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), will focus on three of the most critical issues candidates will encounter during the Republican presidential nomination: national security, foreign policy and the economy. The debate falls on the eve of the deadline for the so-called congressional super committee to create a plan for at least $1.2 trillion in deficit reduction.

In addition to Blitzer, Foreign policy experts from AEI and The Heritage Foundation will pose questions to the candidates. The following eight presidential contenders will participate in the debate: Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann, businessman Herman Cain, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman, Texas Rep. Ron Paul, Texas Gov. Rick Perry, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum.

Live coverage from DAR Constitution Hall will begin the day before the debate, on Monday, Nov. 21, and continue through the post-debate programming on the evening of Tuesday, Nov. 22 to include anchors Wolf Blitzer, John King and Erin Burnett. CNN political analysts and contributors Paul Begala, Gloria Borger, Donna Brazile, David Frum, David Gergen, Ari Fleischer, and Dana Loesch will participate in coverage from the nation’s capital.

CNN en Español's Washington, D.C. anchor Juan Carlos López will host live analysis on that network before the debate starting at 7:45 p.m. (ET). At 8 p.m., CNN en Español will take the debate live with simultaneous interpretation followed by more analysis with CNN en Español's team of political contributors. The debate will also be carried live on CNN International.

Online, users can visit CNN’s Election Center and for all things political before, during and after the debate. On debate night, will live stream the event. 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. The Political Ticker will live-blog the debate and incorporate live comments generated from social networks directly on the Ticker. will also showcase commentary and analysis from CNN’s political contributors, and feature a post-debate camera live from the Spin Room. CNN iReport, the network’s global participatory news community, will be asking for submissions of reactions to the debate, some of which will be shown across and broadcast on CNN.


The following programs will originate live from DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C.:

All times Eastern

Monday, November 21

4 pm – 6 pm: The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer
6 pm – 7 pm: John King, USA

Tuesday, November 22

4 pm – 6 pm: The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer
6 pm – 7 pm: John King, USA
7 pm – 8 pm: Erin Burnett OutFront
10 pm – 11 pm: Anderson Cooper 360° (guest anchored by John King)
11 pm – 1 am: CNN NATIONAL SECURITY DEBATE (replay)

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Anonymous Anonymous said...

Go to China or Mexico and become a president/dictator there. You sold out the American companies and made jobs in China and Mexico. What a great American. You sold us out and now you want IN. Not getting my vote.

10:11 PM  

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