Rand Paul is just hanging in there.
Gov. Chris Chistie, who has seen his polls rise in recent weeks, will be on the main stage this Tuesday, while CNN said Sen. Rand Paul was "saved at the 11th hour" because of his viable showing in a Fox News poll on Sunday morning.
The Republican debate stage last month.
Scott Olson / Getty Images
Podium order was determined by the average of the national polls from November and December.
CNN's debate, which will be held in Las Vegas and is the fifth of the primary season, is the first to use early-state polls as a way to make the main event in prime-time. Candidates must meet one of three criteria in polls conducted between October 29 and December 13 and recognized by CNN: An average of at least 3.5% nationally; at least 4% in Iowa; or at least 4% in New Hampshire.
Click Here To Meet Women Onkine Now!