Rhode Island Republican Senate Primary Debate

Incumbent Senator Chafee and Mayor Laffey held their final televised debate in the campaign for the Republican nomination in the September… read more

Incumbent Senator Chafee and Mayor Laffey held their final televised debate in the campaign for the Republican nomination in the September 12 primary election. The winner of the Republican primary will face Democratic former Attorney General Sheldon Whitehouse in the November election. They were questioned by a panel of journalists and also answered citizens' questions received via the Internet.

The moderator was Gene Valicenti of WJAR. The panelists were Bill Rappleye, WJAR political reporter; Jim Taricani, WJAR; and Michelle Johnson, Associated Press. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Rhode Island Republican Senate Primary Debate

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Program ID:
194047-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Debate
Location:
Cranston, Rhode Island, United States
First Aired:
Aug 27, 2006
Last Aired:
Aug 28, 2006

Airing Details

  • Aug 27, 2006 | 7:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 27, 2006 | 10:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 28, 2006 | 1:00am EDT | C-SPAN 1

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