Liveblogging the ABC News/Yahoo News GOP presidential debate in Iowa

Rachel Rose Hartman

With the Jan. 3 Iowa caucuses less than a month away, don't expect the candidates to play nice when they take the stage for the Republican presidential debate in Des Moines, Iowa, sponsored by ABC News and Yahoo News.

During the debate, read and contribute to our liveblog below, which will feature real-time discussion and analysis from ABC News and Yahoo News journalists, including: David Chalian, the Washington bureau chief for Yahoo News; Jonathan Karl, a senior political correspondent for ABC News; Rick Klein, the senior Washington editor for ABC News' "World News with Diane Sawyer"; and Chris Lehmann, the editor for blogs at Yahoo News.  The 90-minute debate begins at 9 p.m. ET and will be broadcast on Yahoo! and ABC. Our discussion will begin at  8:30 p.m. ET.

To watch the debate on Yahoo! and participate in real-time audience feedback that will be forwarded to the debate moderators, go to this page. (We'll be liveblogging there, too.)