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BLITZER’S BLOG: The importance of Monday’s CNN-Tea Party Republican Debate
September 9th, 2011
04:16 PM ET

BLITZER’S BLOG: The importance of Monday’s CNN-Tea Party Republican Debate

By CNN’s Wolf Blitzer

Tampa, Florida (CNN) - I’ve moderated several presidential debates over the years. I did five of them leading up to the 2008 election, including the Democratic debate between Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton at the Kodak Theater in Los Angeles.

I’ve always learned important lessons in each debate that have helped me prepare for the next one. I’ve been reviewing those lessons as I gear up for the CNN-Tea Party Republican Debate here in Tampa at 8 p.m. ET Monday.
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September 9th, 2011
03:28 PM ET

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