“Setting the stage for the first formal debate of the 2016 presidential primary season, Fox News announced the final lineup for its GOP debate Thursday in Cleveland–denying former Texas Gov. Rick Perry a slot on the main prime-time stage,” the Wall Street Journal reports.
“Fox gave a boost to the late-starting campaign of Ohio Gov. John Kasich and the flagging candidacy of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie by giving them both a place in the debate, which the network limited to 10 of the 17 announced candidates based on national poll rankings.”