C-SPAN2 will broadcast live the speeches of five GOP presidential candidates at the Republican Party of Iowa’s Ronald Reagan Dinner in Des Moines.
Speakers include Texas Gov. Rick Perry, former U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich, U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann of Minnesota, U.S. Rep. Ron Paul of Texas, and former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum of Pennsylvaia.
Also speaking at this annual state party fundraiser are Iowa’s own U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley, U.S. Rep. Steve King and Republican Party of Iowa Chairman Matt Strawn.
Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney will not be able to attend, but one of his five sons, Josh Romney, will work the crowd on his dad’s behalf.
Live coverage of the 90-minute event begins on C-SPAN2 and c-span.org at 7 p.m. Friday Iowa time at the Iowa Events Center’s Hy-Vee Hall, said Craig Caplan, C-SPAN’s senior political producer.
Monday, October 31, 2011
C-SPAN2 and C-SPAN.org will air Iowa GOP Reagan dinner on Friday