Oakland U to host Republican presidential debate

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

Oakland University says it will host a televised Republican presidential debate on Nov. 9 on its suburban Detroit campus.

The Michigan Republican Party also is sponsoring the debate, which will be carried by cable TV's CNBC.

State GOP Chairman Robert Schostak told CNBC on Monday that invitations are going out to his party's presidential primary candidates. He says he doesn't yet know which candidates will participate buy says he expects to have a "full table of candidates running for president."

The Rochester school says the debate will run from 8-10 p.m.

Oakland University President Gary Russi says his school "supports activities that allow American citizens to make educated decisions about the political candidates vying to represent them."

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