During the 2012 campaign cycle, CNN was among several news networks that hosted Republican debates. Now, the GOP says it doesn't want to be on either that network or NBC. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption itoggle caption Joe Raedle/Getty Images The Two-Way Republicans To CNN And NBC: No Debates For You August 16, 2013 The GOP says upcoming film projects by the networks show "clear favoritism" toward potential Democratic presidential contender Hillary Clinton. The networks say the films aren't even finished and have nothing to do with their campaign coverage. But Republicans say they won't debate on CNN or NBC.