On Tuesday afternoon Fox News announced the ten Republican candidates who will appear in the network’s primetime debate this Thursday evening.
According to Fox’s debate rules, the top ten candidates from an averaged-out selection of major national polls will qualify for participation in the main event.
As such, the network announced Donald Trump, Jeb Bush, Scott Walker, Mike Huckabee, Ben Carson, Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio, Rand Paul, Chris Christie, and John Kasich will appear in the primetime showdown.
This leaves the last seven to participate in a daytime debate, scheduled for several hours earlier. Those participants will include Rick Perry, Rick Santorum, Bobby Jindal, Carly Fiorina, Lindsey Graham, George Pataki, and Jim Gilmore.
The lower-six debate will run from 5-6 p.m. ET on Fox News, while the primetime debate will air at 9 p.m. and will run approximately two hours. Both will be filmed at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio.
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