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Crist, Davis debate hits snag



Is Charlie Crist dodging the tough questions?

On the night he clinched the Republican nomination for governor last month, Crist quickly challenged Democrat Jim Davis to statewide debates -- plural. But while Davis readily agreed to two live, prime-time TV debates, Crist has agreed to only one, Oct. 24 on Florida’s public TV stations.

A second planned encounter on Oct. 30 in Tampa, moderated by Chris Matthews of MSNBC’s “Hardball” and sure to generate a larger audience on Florida’s eight NBC stations, has hit a major snag.

Find out why here.

[Last modified: Wednesday, September 15, 2010 12:51pm]


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