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Hearstís KCCI-TV Hosts Two Iowa Debates

Topic: Politics and Election Coverage
Posted on 6/9/2014

Hearst Televisionís KCCI-TV Des Moines, Iowa, hosted two, 90-minute primetime debates in late May for candidates running in the 2014 Elections. The first debate on May 27 featured Republican candidates running for Iowaís Third District U.S. House seat. The second debate on KCCI-TV included the Republican candidates running for Iowaís U.S. Senate seat. Both debates were part of the stationís "Commitment 2014" coverage and were moderated by KCCI-TV anchors. In addition to the live broadcast, the debates were streamed live on the stationís website and app.

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