Seven of the Republicans vying for the GOP presidential nomination are facing off Thursday night for the final debate before Monday's caucuses in Iowa.
Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, neurosurgeon Ben Carson, Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul and Ohio Gov. John Kasich are all participating in the debate, which begins at 9 p.m. ET. Notably absent is Donald Trump, who is skipping the debate over his ongoing feud with Fox News and debate moderator Megyn Kelly.
Read updates from the debate below: