As 2016 Presidential Election heats up as we move towards November, so will the Democratic and Republican debates. The next Republican debate is this Thursday, and the candidates of Donald Trump, Ted Cruz, Jeb Bush, and Ben Carson will make their appearances along with others. For those that want to Live Stream the debate on Fox News (where it will air), this is the TV Schedule, Start Time, and how to watch online, as well as the possible candidates.
The candidates that are set to appear is still not known as Tuesday at 4 PM is the cutoff point for candidates to qualify, according to the Des Moines Register. The most likely participants will include Donald Trump, Senator Ted Cruz, Senator Marco Rubio, Ben Carson, as well Florida Governor Jeb Bush, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, and possibly Ohio Governor John Kasich. That would be the main stage, and the junior stage would be Senator Rand Paul, Carly Fiorina, Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee, and former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum.
The Republican debate will take place at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines on Thursday, January 28th, from 9 PM to 11 PM Eastern Time. The hosts include Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly, Fox News Sunday host Chris Wallace, and Special Reports host Bret Baier, the same three hosts for the first Republican debate in August of 2015.
For those that want to live stream the debate, there is now more news on that. According to the Observer, Fox News confirmed in a statement today that it will live stream Thursday's GOP Debate to everyone without authentication. This means that those with an Internet connection but no TV can watch online on Fox News website.
Fox News is partnering with Google, and live data from Google will help to inform what questions will be asked. Those that watch the debate can enjoy a second screen experience as viewers can watch the Internet respond to the conversation live on Google Trends. Google's own YouTube will have celebrities there who have been invited to submit questions.
The Republicans have their next three debates scheduled for the month of February, according to US Presidential Election News. The first will be on February 6, at Saint Anselm College in New Hampshire, and it will be broadcasted by ABC News, moderated by David Muir and Martha Raddatz. The next debate after the February 6th one will take place on Saturday, February 13 at The Peace Center in Greenville, South Carolina, and will air on CBS News, moderated by John Dickerson. The next Republican debate will take place on Thursday, February 25 at the University of Houston, and will air on CNN and Telemundo.
As for the next Democratic Primary Debate, it will take place on Thursday, February 11 at UW-Milwaukee, and it will air on PBS, moderated by Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff.