|Published:||Dec 17, 2011 9:35 PM EST|
|Updated:||Dec 17, 2011 9:35 PM EST|
MIAMI (AP) - A conservative Hispanic political group is teaming up with the Republican Party of Florida to sponsor a presidential primary debate on Jan. 26.
That's just five days before the Jan. 31 Florida primary.
The state party announced Friday the Hispanic Leadership Network as co-sponsor of the debate that will be aired on CNN and CNN en Espanol.
The group wants to persuade Hispanic voters in swing states including Nevada, Florida and New Mexico that conservative candidates are better suited to fix the nation's struggling economy.
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and Gov. Luis Fortuno of Puerto Rico serve on the group's national committee.
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