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Clinton Agrees to NC Debate on April 27

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The Associated Press
Thursday, April 3, 2008; 2:30 PM

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) ¿ Hillary Rodham Clinton and Barack Obama have both signed off on a Democratic debate in North Carolina. The question now is when.

Obama had previously agreed to debate his rival on April 19 in North Carolina. On Thursday, the Clinton campaign said she has agreed to a debate April 27, sponsored by CBS.

North Carolina holds its primary on May 6.

The two candidates have agreed to debate in Philadelphia on April 16, days before the Pennsylvania primary on April 22.

The contenders have debated 20 times during the presidential campaign. Their last meetings were in Texas on Feb. 21 and Ohio on Feb. 26 ahead of those states' primaries on March 4. Clinton won both contests.

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