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Mississippi College School of Law Hosts U.S. Senate Race Debate

September 16, 2008

A debate at the Mississippi College School of Law on Friday Oct. 3 will bring U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., and his Democratic rival Ronnie Musgrove to the downtown Jackson campus.

WLBT-TV 3 news anchor Maggie Wade will serve as the debate moderator, said Jim Rosenblatt, the MC law dean.

The 60-minute debate will begin at 7 p.m. Audience members will be split among Wicker and Musgrove supporters and members of the MC law community.

The debate at the MC law school auditorium comes one month before voters go to the polls in the statewide race Nov. 4.

Wicker was appointed to his Senate seat by Gov. Haley Barbour on Dec. 31, 2007 to temporarily succeed former U.S. Sen. Trent Lott, R-Miss., who is now a Washington-based lobbyist.

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