The staff of the New Republic, led by senior editors Elspeth Reeve and Jeet Heer, is live-blogging the third Republican primary debate in Boulder, Colorado, on Wednesday night. The event, hosted by CNBC, begins at 8 p.m., and features the top ten candidates in polling average: Donald Trump, Jeb Bush, Mike Huckabee, Ben Carson, Carly Fiorina, Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio, Rand Paul, Chris Christie, and John Kasich. A previous undercard debate featured four additional candidates: Rick Santorum, Lindsey Graham, Bobby Jindal, and George Pataki.