Western Republican Presidential Debate – Las Vegas, Nevada – October 18 2011
Western Republican Presidential Debate:
Las Vegas, Nevada — Tuesday, October 18, 2011 Seven Republican presidential candidates clashed sharply over issues such as illegal immigration, taxes and health care Tuesday night, at the ‘Western Republican Presidential Debate,’ co-hosted and co-sponsored by CNN and the Western Republican Leadership Conference (WRLC) and was broadcast live, by CNN from the Sands Expo and Convention Center at the Venetian Resort Hotel Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. GOP contenders participating in the event included Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann, businessman and former Kansas City, ‘Federal’ Reseve head, Herman Cain, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, Texas Rep. Ron Paul, Texas Gov. Rick Perry, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum.