ABC News To Co-Host Republican Primary Debate in Iowa In Advance Of Iowa Caucus

By Alex Weprin 

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The road to 2012 continues, with yet another Republican Presidential primary debate added to the schedule. This one is being co-sponsored by ABC News and WOI-DT and will be held in Iowa the weekend of December 10.

“ABC World News” anchor Diane Sawyer and “Good Morning America” co-anchor George Stephanopoulos will moderate the debate.

The debate is timed just a few weeks before the Iowa Caucus, which is always one of the first primary events in the 2012 campaign.

ABC previously announced that it would co-host a debate to be held in New Hampshire in between the Iowa Caucus and New Hampshire primary.

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