USF is back in the spotlight as it hosts the Republican debates on its Tampa campus tonight. NBC will broadcast the debate live, while NBC Nightly News anchor, Brian Williams, will moderate. Along with airing live on NBC, the debate will be aired in Spanish on Telemudo, and stream live on usf.edu and tampabay.com. Candidates attending the debate will be: Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich, Ron Paul, and Rick Santorum.
So far each state primary has been won by a different GOP presidential candidate.
- Rick Santorum in Iowa
- Mitt Romney New Hampshire
- Newt Gingrich won South Carolina
The Republican primary for Florida will be January 31st.