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Republican Senate candidates set to debate in Columbus

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COLUMBUS, GA - The seven Republican candidates vying to represent their party in the race to fill a soon-to-be-open U.S. Senate seat from Georgia will square off Saturday night in a debate at the RiverCenter for the Performing Arts in Columbus.

The debate will begin at 7:00 p.m. EDT and will be broadcast live on WRBL News 3 and streamed on WRBL.com. The debate can be heard in the Columbus area on Boomer 95.3 FM or statewide on select radio affiliates of the The Georgia News Network.

Candidates Paul Broun, Art Gardner, Phil Gingrey, Derrick Grayson, Karen Handel, Jack Kingston and David Perdue will all take part in the debate.

News 3's Phil Scoggins will serve as moderator. News 3's Teresa Whitaker and GNN's John Clark will join a media panel made up of local journalists in questioning the candidates.

A limited number of tickets are available to the public wishing to sit in the audience. Tickets can be reserved by clicking here

Saturday's debate is the third in a series of forums presented by Columbus State University, WRBL-TV, PMB Broadcasting, the Ledger-Enquirer and The Greater Columbus Chamber of Commerce. Aflac is sponsoring the debate series.

The series kicked off on April 21st as Columbus Mayoral candidates Colin Martin and Teresa Tomlinson debated at University Hall at CSU.

Democratic U.S. Senate candidates Steen Miles, Dr. Branko Radulovacki, and Todd Robinson debated on April 23rd at CSU's Riverside Theater Complex. The fourth Democratic candidate, Michelle Nunn, did not take part in the debate. You can watch that debate by clicking here.



  
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