Two for five: Cruz, Dewhurst agree to Hearst, Belo debates
POSTED: Tuesday, June 5, 2012 - 10:30pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, June 5, 2012 - 10:44pm
Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst and former Texas Solicitor General Ted Cruz have so far agreed to two televised debates before the July 31 primary runoff in the Republican U.S. Senate race.
Both candidates confirmed Monday that they will participate in debates hosted by ABC affiliate WFAA and PBS affiliate KERA, both based in Dallas. The Texas Tribune is a partner in the KERA debate. Other partners include Hearst Newspapers and Univision.
Last week, Cruz challenged Dewhurst to participate in five debates before the runoff.
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