ABC News, Yahoo! to interview GOP candidates live online

Special Newsmaker Interviews to be Live-Streamed Throughout the day on November 8 on and

November 7, 2011 9:19:54 AM PST
In one year Americans will go to the polls to make their voice heard as they cast their vote for President of the United States.

To kick-start the year of digital election coverage, ABC News and Yahoo! News will launch an unprecedented day of live, online-first interviews with each of the leading Republican Presidential candidates from the campaign trail on November 8, 2011.

ABC News anchors and correspondents will bring viewers a big picture understanding of where the candidates stand on the key issues so each voter can make the most informed personal choice at the ballot box.

This historic all-day online event, brings together your candidates for president like never before and only ABC News and Yahoo! can offer this up-close access and bring your questions to the forefront.

Special "Newsmaker" Interviews to be Live-Streamed Throughout the day on and

The interviews will be a part of the "Newsmakers" series with Yahoo! News and will be live-streamed on and Portions of the interviews will also air on ABC News broadcasts and platforms including "World News with Diane Sawyer," "Good Morning America," "Nightline," "This Week with Christiane Amanpour," and ABC News Radio.

ABC News and Yahoo! will solicit questions from viewers and users so their voices can be heard on the key issues of the day

George Stephanopoulos to interview Mitt Romney in Chicago, Illinois
Jonathan Karl to interview Herman Cain in Scottsdale, Arizona
Christiane Amanpour to interview Rick Perry in Austin, Texas
Jake Tapper to interview Newt Gingrich in Washington, DC
Terry Moran to interview Ron Paul in Clute, Texas
Ron Claiborne to interview Michelle Bachmann in Charleston, SC
John Berman to interview Rick Santorum in Manchester, New Hampshire
Sharyn Alfonsi to interview Jon Huntsman in Coral Gables, Florida

Tune in on and throughout the day Tuesday, November 8th for live interviews with the Republican presidential candidates. Submit your questions to the candidates at or on Twitter with the hashtag #askGOP.