MIAMI (CBSMiami) — The University of Miami will be hosting a Republican presidential debate this election year.READ MORE: Suspected Shoplifter Shot By Police After Pulling Weapon At The Falls Shopping Center In SW Miami-Dade
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The debate – scheduled for March 10th – is just five days before Florida’s presidential primary.
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The University of Miami hosted a debate in 2004 between President George W. Bush and John Kerry. In 2007, it also hosted a pair of primary debates.