What you need to know about the final GOP Debate of 2015

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LAS VEGAS — It’s time for the Republican presidential candidates to gather again, this time in Las Vegas for the fifth and last Republican debate of the year.

While the leaders of the Republican Party discuss the potential of a “brokered” or “contested” post-primary nominating process, the candidates will have another chance to debate topics such as national security and global terrorism.

Here’s everything you need to know about CNN’s upcoming Republican debate:

When is the Republican debate?

CNN has partnered with Facebook to host the Republican debate on Tuesday, December 15. The debate will actually be split into two debates. CNN’s coverage of the first debate will begin at 6:00 p.m. ET and coverage of the second debate will start at 8:30 p.m. ET.

Where can I watch it?

The debate will air live exclusively on CNN, CNN International and CNN en Español. CNN will also offer a live stream of the debate on CNN.com’s homepage and across mobile platforms from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. ET. All users will be able to watch live CNN TV online and on their mobile devices without logging in.

In addition, the Salem Radio Network will air the debate live through their broadcast radio stations across the country.

Who will moderate the debate?

Wolf Blitzer, CNN’s anchor of “The Situation Room” and “Wolf,” will serve as moderator of the debate. CNN’s Dana Bash and Salem Radio Network host Hugh Hewitt will serve as panelists questioning the candidates.

Who is participating in the debate?

The following candidates have been invited to participate in the debates: Jeb Bush, Ben Carson, Chris Christie, Ted Cruz, Carly Fiorina, Lindsey Graham, Mike Huckabee, John Kasich, George Pataki, Rand Paul, Marco Rubio, Rick Santorum and Donald Trump.

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