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Peters Issues Debate Challenge

Christopher Peters, Dave Loebsack

A candidate for Congress in eastern Iowa is hoping to hold eight debates with the incumbent. On Friday, Republican Christopher Peters issued the challenge to Democratic incumbent Congressman Dave Loebsack.

As Peters says, "By putting ourselves in front of voters to discuss the issues, we can ensure the integrity of our electoral process." 

He says the eight debates could be held during congressional district work periods, when Loebsack will be back in the Second District anyway, including the entire month of October.

Peters is a surgeon from Coralville, who also ran in 2016. Loebsack, from Iowa City, is now serving his sixth term in Congress. 

A native of Detroit, Herb Trix began his radio career as a country-western disc jockey in Roswell, New Mexico (“KRSY, your superkicker in the Pecos Valley”), in 1978. After a stint at an oldies station in Topeka, Kansas (imagine getting paid to play “Louie Louie” and “Great Balls of Fire”), he wormed his way into news, first in Topeka, and then in Freeport Illinois.