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Georgia GOP sets March 1 date for Super Tuesday debate

Republican presidential candidates, from left, are former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum, Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, businessman Herman Cain, Texas Gov. Rick Perry, Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, and former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman, stand together Wednesday before a Republican presidential debate at Oakland University in Auburn Hills, Mich.

Republican presidential candidates, from left, are former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum, Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, businessman Herman Cain, Texas Gov. Rick Perry, Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, and former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman, stand together Wednesday before a Republican presidential debate at Oakland University in Auburn Hills, Mich.

ATLANTA (AP) — The Georgia Republican Party is co-hosting a debate with the GOP presidential candidates on March 1 in Atlanta.

State GOP Chairwoman Sue Everhart says each of the 10 candidates to appear on Georgia's Republican Presidential Preference Primary ballot will be invited to share the stage. The party is partnering with CNN to host the debate.

Georgia's primary is scheduled for March 6, the date recognized as "Super Tuesday," with states including Massachusetts, Texas, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Vermont and Virginia also casting ballots.


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