Liveblogging the GOP debate in South Carolina with Yahoo News, ABC News & Slate’s Dahlia Lithwick

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Fifteen percent tax rates! Marianne Gingrich! No Rick Perry! Is it two days to the South Carolina primary?

Newt Gingrich, Ron Paul, Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum will be in Charleston, S.C., on Thursday night for a debate that will be televised on CNN, the last debate before Saturday's first-in-the-South primary.

During the broadcast, read and contribute to our liveblog above, which will feature real-time discussion and analysis from Yahoo News and ABC News journalists, including David Chalian, the Washington bureau chief for Yahoo News; Daniel Gross, the economics editor for Yahoo Finance; Rick Klein, the senior Washington editor for ABC News' "World News with Diane Sawyer"; Chris Suellentrop, the deputy editor for blogs--including the Ticket--at Yahoo News; and Z. Byron Wolf, the political editor of and a deputy political director for ABC News. The live blog also features tweets from Yahoo News on the scene in Charleston.

Also participating will be Dahlia Lithwick, a senior editor at Slate.

Reader comments to the liveblog will be moderated by Chris Wilson, editor of the Signal, the Yahoo News predictions blog.

Our discussion begins at 7:45 p.m. ET. The debate will begin at 8 p.m. ET. You can watch it here.

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