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Republican presidential candidate, former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum speaks to a reporter as he makes his way through the media center at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015, before tonight's first Republican presidential debate. Santorum has not qualified for the primetime debate and will be participating in a pre-debate forum with six other non-qualifying candidates. (Andrew Harnik/AP)
Republican presidential candidate, former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum speaks to a reporter as he makes his way through the media center at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015, before tonight's first Republican presidential debate. Santorum has not qualified for the primetime debate and will be participating in a pre-debate forum with six other non-qualifying candidates. (Andrew Harnik/AP)
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The seven candidates who didn't make the polling cut for tonight's prime-time presidential debate in Cleveland are hours away from their own debate, at 5 p.m. Eastern.

It's jokingly being called the "happy hour debate," or dismissed as the "kids' table," but it will include candidates with impressive resumes: three former governors, a current senator, the runner-up to the 2012 Republican nomination, a former CEO and a sitting governor.

ABC News political director Rick Klein joins Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson to discuss the debate and what to expect.

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This segment aired on August 6, 2015.

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