Democratic U.S. Senate candidates in N.J. debate tonight

 (Image courtesy of WBGO)

(Image courtesy of WBGO)

The second and final Democratic Senate debate will be held tonight at 7 p.m. at the WBGO Performance Studio at 54 Park Place in Newark. Four Democrats are seeking their party’s nomination on Aug 13. Tuesday’s winner will face other party nominees in a special election on Oct 16 to fill the remaining year of the Senator Frank Lautenberg’s term. Lautenberg died in June at the age of 89. The four Democrats running are Sheila Oliver, Rush Holt, Cory Booker, and Frank Pallone.

At tonight’s debate the questions will come a panel of journalists, which will include WHYY’s Audio News Director Eugene Sonn.


LIVE at 7 p.m.

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A rebroadcast of the debate will be provided by WHYY/NewsWorks


Rebroadcast at 8 p.m.

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There are two Republican candidates in the race. Alieta Eck and Steve Lonegan. WHYY radio and NewsWorks will provide highlights tomorrow of a WBGO round table discussion with Eck and Lonegan scheduled to be recorded tonight.

Join us for analysis and reaction from the debate on Friday, Aug 9, 2013 during the 10 a.m. hour of Radio Times. The guests will be Patrick Murray, Director of the Monmouth University Polling Institute and Kate Zernike, National correspondent for the New York Times.


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