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WHAT: Debate among Republican candidates for president
WHEN: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. PT tonight (starts at 9:00 PM Eastern Time)
WHERE: Sheslow Auditorium, Drake University. All tickets are sold out.
WHO: Six candidates will participate: Michele Bachmann, Newt Gingrich, Ron Paul, Rick Perry, Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum. Jon Huntsman did not meet criteria tied to standings in state and national polls.
HOSTS: ABC News, local affiliate WOI-TV, The Des Moines Register, Yahoo and the Republican Party of Iowa.
MODERATORS: ABC News anchors Diane Sawyer and George Stephanopoulos.
HOW TO WATCH: Airs nationally on the ABC television network and in central Iowa on WOI-TV, Channel 5. Will be livestreamed by those sources and here, at DesMoinesRegister.com/caucus.
PROTESTS: Occupy Des Moines protesters plan to be on the scene.
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