The second Republican presidential debate is on tonight – Wednesday, September 16 – and will be hosted by CNN at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. The first was a few weeks back on August 6th, and was hosted by Fox News.
Similar to the first debate, tonight’s event will feature a two-tier structure, featuring GOP candidates with the lowest polling numbers in an earlier forum at 6 p.m Eastern time and a primetime main event for everyone else at 8 p.m. Jake Tapper, Dana Bash and Hugh Hewitt will be tonight’s moderators (we’ll miss you Megyn Kelly).
The main event will feature Donald J. Trump, Ben Carson, Jeb Bush, Carly Fiorina, Senator Marco Rubio of Florida, Senator Ted Cruz of Texas, Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin, Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky, Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey, Gov. John R. Kasich of Ohio and Mike Huckabee. The earlier debale will feature George E. Pataki, Rick Santorum, Gov. Bobby Jindal of Louisiana and Senator Lindsey Graham of South Carolina.
How To Watch Second 2015 Republican Debate Online
CNN will be broadcasting the debate for free on its website. No cable provider passwords are necessary. Clips of the debate will also be distributed by the network throughout the evening, meaning highlights can be viewed on blogs and social media. Check your local TV provider to check which channel CNN is in your area.
If for some reason your free live stream is not working and you are forced to “Sign In,” follow these instructions. When you go to the live stream page, click “Sign In” and then select your TV provider (ie. Optimum, Verizon FIOS). Then enter your User ID and password. If you are not registered, you can register for free by following the prompts on your computer screen.
How To Watch Second 2015 Republican Debate on Phone, Tablet & Mobile
Since CNN won’t be forcing users to sign in with cable provider passwords, watchers can also tune in on their website via mobile devices for free.
How To Listen to Second 2015 Republican Debate on the Radio
If you’re not near a TV or mobile device, the debate will also be broadcasted on Salem Communications radio stations.