The first Republican presidential main debate held final month at Fiserv Discussion board in downtown Milwaukee was a prelude to subsequent summer time’s political spectacle when the Republican Nationwide Conference takes place in Milwaukee in July. That’s very true of the nationwide media publicity that comes with internet hosting a large-scale political occasion forward of a presidential election. The 2-hour debate was broadcast solely by Fox Information and lined by each main information outlet, drawing lots of of journalists to Milwaukee from throughout the nation – and a few from abroad. On debate day, members of the press labored at assigned workstations within the media heart whereas Fox Information’ stay debate protection flashed throughout 30-plus TV screens scattered all through the room. After the talk, credentialed media packed the adjoining, red-carpeted spin room to corral the candidates for follow-up questions as soon as they exited the talk stage.