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South Carolina's The State:

CNN will provide a live national broadcast of Sen. Jim DeMint’s presidential forum in Columbia Monday.

Also, will provide a live webcast of this event and a thirty minute post-forum discussion after the event concludes.

The forum, sponsored by The American Principles Project, Palmetto, and DeMint, will feature the top Republican candidates including Minnesota Congresswoman Michele Bachmann, businessman Herman Cain, former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich, Texas Rep. Ron Paul, Texas Gov. Rick Perry and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney.

Candidates will be on the stage one-at-a-time and will participate in a question and answer session with DeMint and two other panelists.

This forum will take place at 3 p.m. Monday at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center in Columbia. It is an invitation-only event.