The two major candidates for this
year's Ohio Senate race will debate in Cleveland next month, organizers for the
event announced Monday.
Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown
and his Republican challenger, Rep. Jim Renacci, have agreed to debate at 6
p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 14 in Cleveland, about three weeks before the
The debate will be held at the
Westfield Insurance studio theater at the Idea Center in Playhouse Square,
according to the nonpartisan Ohio Debate Commission, which is organizing the
Two veteran journalists
-- Ann Fisher, of WOSU public radio in Columbus and Russ Mitchell, anchor at
WKYC-TV in Cleveland -- will serve as moderators. Tickets for the event are
free, and organizers say more information about how to attend will be
posted on their website, www.ohiodebatecommission.org, on Tuesday.