Cruz and O’Rourke will hold three Senate debates


After months of back and forth, the Ted Cruz and Beto O’Rourke Senate campaigns agreed Friday to hold three hourlong debates in front of live audiences — at Southern Methodist University in Dallas on Sept. 21, the University of Houston on Sept. 30 and in a San Antonio television studio to be named later on Oct. 16.

The first two debates will be on domestic policy, and the third will be divided between domestic and foreign policy.

The Dallas and San Antonio events will be moderated, with the candidates at podiums and an audience of 240 in Dallas and 120 in San Antonio. The Houston event will be town hall-style, with an audience of 250 or more and the candidates sitting on stools.

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