State Politics

Burr, Ross agree on TV debate

From staff reports

Deborah Ross, a Democratic challenger for the U.S. Senate, and Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C. The candidates disagree over how much the federal government should limit gun sales, a division that mirrors the national debate over who should be able to purchase firearms.
Deborah Ross, a Democratic challenger for the U.S. Senate, and Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C. The candidates disagree over how much the federal government should limit gun sales, a division that mirrors the national debate over who should be able to purchase firearms.

U.S. Sen. Richard Burr and his Democratic challenger, Deborah Ross, will face off in a televised debate next month, it was announced Friday.

The hour-long debate will begin at 7 p.m. Oct. 13 at the UNC-TV studios in Research Triangle Park. It will be broadcast live to about 30 TV stations and on the N.C. News Network’s radio stations, representing every television market in the state.

Hosting it will be the N.C. Association of Broadcasters Educational Foundation.

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