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June 19, 2012

Scott Brown: Why No, I Won't Debate If It's Hosted By MSNBC.

Finally.

Scott Brown already accepted two debates. Ted Kennedy's widow, Vicky Kennedy, proposed a third, with herself as organizer (I'm not clear if she'd have any role beyond that).

He's agreed to permit Tom Brokaw as the moderatort, but what he will not agree to is the progressive advocacy organization MSNBC hosting or broadcasting the debate.

Senator Scott Brown said he will accept a debate at the ­Edward M. Kennedy Institute but only on the condition that Vicki Kennedy stay neutral in the election and that MSNBC not be included as a broadcast partner.

The Brown campaign said in a press release that it would agree to allow former NBC ­anchor Tom Brokaw to moderate.

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In a letter to the Institute Monday, Brown’s campaign manager Jim Barnett wrote: “In order to proceed, we need to know that in keeping with the spirit of neutrality ­expressed in Vicki Kennedy’s letter that she will not endorse or otherwise get involved in this race.


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