GOP debates

GOP adds another debate in January

Hadas Gold, Politico

The RNC has added a presidential primary debate to its schedule for Jan. 14, 2016, hosted by the Fox Business Network. The debate will take place at the North Charleston Coliseum and Performing Arts Center in North Charleston, South Carolina, two days after the State of the Union address.

Trump roils GOP debate scheme

Jonathan Easley, The Hill

Trump’s reversal on Monday came as news to the rest of the campaigns that, having wrested control of the process from the Republican National Committee, had gathered the night before in hopes of presenting a united front to the networks. Campaign advisers said they were annoyed, but not surprised, by Trump’s power play. They worry that he’ll negotiate only for those things that benefit his campaign.

GOP campaigns agree to cut RNC out of debate process

Matthew Boyle, Breitbart

The 2016 GOP presidential campaigns agreed on Sunday evening to cut the Republican National Committee (RNC) out of the debate negotiation process and instead deal directly with networks moderating debates.