The fourth Republican primary debate is almost here, marking the last chance for the GOP presidential candidates — again, minus Donald Trump — to speak to a national audience before the year's end.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley, entrepreneur Vivek Ramaswamy and former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will take the stage in Tuscaloosa, Ala., in what will be the smallest debate lineup so far this year.
The two-hour debate begins at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT on Wednesday, December 6. NewsNation, a division of Nexstar Media Group, is handling broadcasting and streaming for what's almost guaranteed to be the young television network's largest audience yet. Moderators include former Fox News and NBC host Megyn Kelly, NewsNation anchor Elizabeth Vargas and The Washington Free Beacon Editor-in-Chief Eliana Johnson.
Former President Donald Trump, the front-runner for the GOP nomination, will skip the debate once more and instead attend a private fundraiser in Florida for a super PAC supporting his candidacy.
We've seen the field of candidates narrow as the Republican National Committee has steadily heightened the threshold to make the stage with each debate. To participate in this week's event, candidates had to secure at least 80,000 unique donors, including at least 200 from 20 or more states and territories. Candidates also needed to be polling at at 6% or higher in two qualifying national polls or in one national poll and two polls from separate early-voting states: Iowa, New Hampshire, South Carolina or Nevada. As in past debates, the RNC required candidates to sign a pledge committing to support the eventual GOP nominee.
Here's everything you need to watch the 4th Republican debate on Dec. 6.
How to watch the 4th Republican primary debate from anywhere on Earth
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How to watch the Dec. 6 GOP primary debate in the U.S.
The 4th Republican presidential debate takes place tomorrow (Wednesday, December 6) from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. ET.
It will air on The CW as well as all NewsNation platforms, including its TV channel, app and website. If you're unsure which channel to catch it on, check out NewsNation's ChannelFinder for more info on how to watch the debate on cable.
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How to watch the fourth GOP primary debate in Canada, UK and Australia
Viewers around the world can watch the fourth GOP primary debate on NewsNation's website or app, which is available through both Google Play and the Apple App Store.
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Alyse Stanley is a news editor at Tom’s Guide overseeing weekend coverage and writing about the latest in tech, gaming and entertainment.
Prior to joining Tom’s Guide, Alyse worked as an editor for the Washington Post’s sunsetted video game section, Launcher. She previously led Gizmodo’s weekend news desk, where she covered breaking tech news — everything from the latest spec rumors and gadget launches to social media policy and cybersecurity threats. She has also written game reviews and features as a freelance reporter for outlets like Polygon, Unwinnable, and Rock, Paper, Shotgun. She’s a big fan of horror movies, cartoons, and miniature painting.