Republican Debate: GOP Candidates Face Off Ahead Of New Hampshire Primary (LIVE UPDATES)

With New Hampshire's primary election just days away, candidates competing for the Republican presidential nomination are facing off in the Granite State on Saturday night.

The debate comes less than a week after the 2012 Iowa caucus and U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann dropping out of the race.

The following presidential hopefuls are taking part in the event: Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman, U.S. Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas), Texas Gov. Rick Perry, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum.

The same group of six will go head-to-head in another primary debate on Sunday morning.

Below, a live blog of the latest developments to unfold.