Feb 222012

By Teri Walker —

The four major remaining contenders for the Republican presidential nomination will participate in tonight’s (Feb. 22) Arizona Presidential Primary Debate at the Mesa Arts.

Republican candidates Newt Gingrich, Ron Paul, Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum will participate in the two-hour debate, which will be moderated by CNN anchor John King.

CNN and the Arizona Republican Party are sponsoring the debate, which will be aired at 6 p.m. on CNN.

The event is taking place six days prior to Arizona’s presidential preferential election, which is coming up on Feb. 28.