April 29, 2009
(AP) - Call the second debate in as many nights by Democrats vying for governor a command performance for an important constituency.
State Senator Creigh Deeds, former national party chairman Terry McAuliffe and former Delegate Brian Moran go at each other Wednesday night in Blacksburg in a debate organized by progressive blogs.
It's the first time, at least in Virginia, that online partisan voices and activists who played prominent roles in recent Democratic victories have hosted a debate at this level.
Sponsors include the Huffington Post and Virginia Tech's Collegiate Times and blogs Not Larry Sabato and Fire Dog Lake.
And they catch the candidates the day after their liveliest and
most contentious encounter yet heading into the June 9 Democratic
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