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Texas gubernatorial debate unlikely before Nov.

Texas gubernatorial debate unlikely before Nov.
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Wednesday, September 15, 2010 - 10:48pm

HOUSTON (AP) -Texas voters probably won't see the top two Texas
gubernatorial candidates debate before the Nov. 2 election.


Gov. Rick Perry said he was sticking to his midnight Wednesday
deadline of having Democratic challenger Bill White release all of
his tax returns for the years he's been in public service.


Perry said in Houston Wednesday, hours before his self-imposed
deadline, that without the release of White's financial documents,
there will be no debate between himself and white.


White accused Perry of disrespecting Texas voters by not
debating him.

White said his refusal has more to do with being afraid of answering tough questions about his job performance as governor, including a projected multibillion-dollar state budget
shortfall.

 

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