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Live Coverage Of The Virginia Gubernatorial Debate

Join WAMU 88.5 and NBC Washington at 7 p.m. for a live debate between Virginia gubernatorial candidates, Democrat Terry McAuliffe and Republican Ken Cuccinelli.

With just six weeks to go until Election Day, the candidates will square off in a debate moderated by NBC's Chuck Todd.

Libertarian gubernatorial candidate Robert Sarvis will join Matt McCleskey in our studio tomorrow morning live at 6:51 am to discuss the race and to respond to hot topics from the debate tonight. We will air the interview again at 8:51 am.


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