DebateScoop covers Brown-Dewine debate -- join us
by demondeac, Sat Sep 30, 2006 at 07:06:37 PM EDT
DebateScoop goes live this weekend, with wall to wall coverage of the Ohio Senate debate on "Meet the Press" this Sunday morning, October 1st, between Senator Mike DeWine (R) and Representative Sherrod Brown (D).
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