Watch or Listen: Corky Messner And Jeanne Shaheen Square Off On NHPR's U.S. Senate Debate | New Hampshire Public Radio

Watch or Listen: Corky Messner And Jeanne Shaheen Square Off On NHPR's U.S. Senate Debate

Oct 15, 2020

U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen and Republican nominee Corky Messner debated live on NHPR on Thursday.

The Senate candidates have sparred in recent weeks over health care, coronavirus relief spending, and political experience.

Related: 5 Takeaways from NHPR's U.S. Senate debate

Messner, an attorney who was endorsed by President Trump, touts his status as a political outsider. Shaheen, a Democrat seeking her third term, argues Messner is an outsider only in that he moved here from Colorado to run for office.

Among key questions addressed during NHPR's debate: As coronavirus cases rise in the U.S., including in New Hampshire, what should be done to stop the spread of the virus and to stem its economic impact?

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Air date: 9 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020

This series of candidate debates will be broadcast live, 9 to 10 a.m., on NHPR and Facebook Live and is being held in collaboration with New Hampshire PBS, which will later broadcast them on NHPBS and NHPBS Explore. For more information, including a schedule of upcoming debates, visit here.