For those of you salivating for more of the Branstad v Vander Plaats v Roberts debate match up, here’s the latest from the Des Moines Register on how the third of the 3 debates will work (the second debate takes place May 1st in Cedar Rapids). Here’s part of the release from the Register today:
Des Moines, IA– The Des Moines Register will hold the Republican Governor’s candidate debate on Thursday, May 20, 2010. The debate will be from noon-1pm CDT.Questions also will be posed by a panel of journalists, led by The Des Moines Reigster’s political columnist Kathie Obradovich. Also on the panel:Dean Borg, Host and Moderator of Iowa Public Television’s IOWA PRESS O. Kay Henderson, Radio Iowa News Director In addition to the live broadcast on IPTV World (channel 11.3 and Mediacom channel 119), the debate will also be streamed live at DesMoinesRegister.com and iptv.org. Both sites will also archive the debate. The debate will also be rebroadcast on Thursday, May 20 from 7-8pm on statewide Iowa Public Television. Viewers will also be able see highlights from the debate at DesMoinesRegister.com
To keep our newspaper theme going…the former owner of this television station, The New York Times, is expanding into the Midwest.