Nancy Reagan personally invited each candidate to the Republican presidential debate at the Reagan Library in Simi Valley. But it is very unlikely that Reagan, widow of the nation’s 40th president, will be there herself.
Instead, the former first lady will probably be watching the debate on TV at home, said her spokeswoman, like millions of other politically engaged Americans.
In the last few years, as she has faltered physically, Reagan has retreated from the public eye, making only rare appearances or announcements.
In 2008, she...