U.S. Senate Candidates to Debate on 'Off the Record'

Jul 26, 2012

The three Republican candidates running for Michigan’s U.S. Senate seat have agreed to do their one and only televised debate at WKAR-TV on Thursday, August 2, at 2 p.m.

Pete Hoekstra, Clark Durant and Randall Hekman have agreed to a single moderator, no-rules format in a program to be anchored by senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

This special election-year edition of “Off the Record” will be broadcast by Michigan public television stations across the state as part of the “Off the Record” series.

The 2 p.m. taping will be webcast live at WKAR.org. Embed code will be shared with media outlets wishing to host the webstream on their site.

This "Off the Record" special will be aired on WKAR-TV Friday, August 3, at 8:30 p.m., with rebroadcasts Saturday at 6 p.m. on WKAR World and Sunday, August 5, at 12:30 and 11:30 p.m. on WKAR-TV. It will be available for on-demand viewing at video.wkar.org beginning Friday.

“Off the Record” is produced by WKAR-TV in East Lansing, Michigan and is distributed statewide. Funding for the production of “Off the Record” is provided in part by Truscott Rossman, MichiganFood & Beverage Association, Michigan Business & Professional Association and Hager Fox.