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Edwards, Vitter agree to Nov. 16 debate in Baton Rouge

Edwards, Vitter agree to Nov. 16 debate in Baton Rouge

MONROE, La. (AP) — There will be at least one debate before Louisiana's runoff for governor.

News outlets report that Republican U.S. Sen. David Vitter and Democratic state Rep. John Bel Edwards have agreed to a Nov. 16 debate broadcast statewide from Baton Rouge. It's to be run by WVLA-TV at The Dunham School.

The News-Star reports that both campaigns have confirmed the debate.

Edwards has also agreed to participate in a Louisiana Public Broadcasting debate Nov. 10 if Vitter confirms.
Vitter has said he's interested in several debates before the election on Nov. 21.

He was criticized for participating in only two of seven widely televised debates and forums before the primary.

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