WPR News
8:09 am
Thu September 6, 2007

White House Hopefuls Heading to Wyoming

Laramie, WY – The state GOP announced today it will hold a debate for Republican presidential candidates at the end of the month. A spokesman says a majority of the nine Republican presidential candidates they've asked to come to a town hall-style meeting in Casper and Riverton have agreed. Mike Eathorne is helping to coordinate the event, which will be on September 29th. He says Wyoming has been getting a lot more attention since the GOP moved up its caucus to be the earliest in the nation.

"We're going to be part of the process," Eathorne says. "We're proud of that. We're looking forward to it and we're looking forward to showcasing Wyoming."

A party spokesman says one of the candidates is considered to be in the top-tier right now but they're not identifying the candidates yet.