Saturday, December 10, 2011

ABC News/Des Moines Register Primetime GOP Debate at Drake University Iowa TONIGHT

Diane Sawyer and George Stephanopoulos to Moderate from Des Moines, Iowa - Politisite

ABC News’ Republican presidential candidate debate in Iowa with ABC5/WOI-DT and the Republican Party of Iowa will take place on Saturday, December 10. This debate, to be moderated by ABC News anchors Diane Sawyer and George Stephanopoulos, (comes) at a critical moment in the Republican nomination process – less than a month before the state’s “first-in-the-nation” caucuses.

The debate will air in primetime from 9:00-11:00pm ET (6:00-8:00 PT) nationally on the ABC Television Network, locally on ABC5/WOI-DT, and will air on and It will be the only broadcast network debate in primetime before the caucuses. ABC News will re-air an excerpted version of the debate the following Sunday morning on “This Week with Christiane Amanpour.”

The candidates will be asked about the critical issues the country faces in front of a live audience on the campus of Drake University in Des Moines.

ABC Iowa Debate: Press Credential Guidelines for ABC News Debate on December 10 in Des Moines - ABC

Iowa Debate: The Des Moines Register Added as Co-Sponsor of Dec. 10 GOP Debate on ABC (The Des Moines Register is canceling its previously announced Dec. 19 debate, planned in partnership with Iowa Public Television. The announcement streamlines what had become a crowded debate calendar in Iowa. In addition to the Dec. 10 ABC debate at Drake University in Des Moines, Fox News and the Republican Party of Iowa are hosting a debate Dec. 15 in Sioux City.)
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