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Why Are Senate Candidates Avoiding Debates?

Only two midterm debates for Senate races are scheduled so far. Plenty of candidates say they’re open to debating their opponents, but only on their terms, setting up stalemates as a result. In Part 2 of this installment of the FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast, the crew analyzes how debates can affect campaigns and why Senate candidates seem to be avoiding them this year.


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