OU to host GOP Presidential Debate

A Republican presidential candidate debate will be held at Oakland University on Nov. 9. CNBC Television President Mark Hoffman, whom will broadcast the event, thinks the location will be ideal for the candidates to present their plans to revive the nation.

Set to be broadcast exclusively on CNBC, the participating candidates have yet to be announced. However, regardless of the debate’s participants, Oakland University is thrilled to receive national attention from hosting the event.The event is co-sponsored by CNBC and the Michigan Republican Party.


“Oakland University’s reputation as one of the finest universities in the region went a long way toward us being chosen to host this important national event,” OU President Gary Russi said in the email. “We can all share a great sense of pride that our public profile has increased to the point that we are a first-choice venue to host an eventthat showcases our university to the entire nation.”

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