Heavily criticized for ducking two scheduled debates, GOP candidate for Sen. Merkley’s seat in the U.S. Senate, Monica Wehby now is offering four debates between now and the November election. The last minute flurry of reaction by Webhby, whose campaign has stumbled badly over the past few weeks, has Merkley and Oregon news media outlets scrambling to find a way to schedule the debates with so little time left before the election. The big question of course is whether Wehby’s offer is genuine, to be available to joust with Merkley, or just a ploy to disrupt the campaign so if Merkley can’t make one of the debates she can charge “Foul” – that Merkley cancels debate offers too.
Here’s the story in the Oregonian. Click here.