Monday, October 23, 2006


I haven't really been keeping up with the District 2 Congressional race in southern New Mexico. About all I know is that incumbent Republican Steve Pearce is taking a page out of the Bill Richardson playbook by resfusing to debate his lesser-known, under-funded underdog opponent on television.

I didn't realize until now that, according to Heath Haussamen, a debate between Pearce and Democrat Al Kissling actually was recorded by a Las Cruces TV station in late August, but "was never broadcast because Pearce, a debate ducker, wouldn’t allow it, and FCC rules require the approval of both candidates, according to the station."

But Heath has obtained a copy of the debate and posted it on his blog. CHECK IT OUT.

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