WATCH LIVE: Fox News hosts the first 2016 Republican primary presidential debate
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All 17 Republican presidential candidates are set to debate on Thursday during two events hosted by Fox News.


Billionaire Donald Trump, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, Ben Carson, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and Ohio Gov. John Kasich will take the stage for the main debate at 9 p.m. ET.

But first, Fox News will hold a debate at 5 p.m. ET for the seven candidates who did not poll high enough to make the main event: Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry, former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, former HP CEO Carly Fiorina, South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham, former New York Gov. George Pataki and former Virginia Gov. Jim Gilmore.

Watch the action below.

(Note: Fox News is requiring a cable or satellite provider sign-in to watch the debate. You may be redirected to FoxNews.com to complete the sign-in process. You can then return here to continue watching the debate. Enjoy!)