FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 1, 2007
Contact: Mo Elleithee
The Hillary Clinton campaign today accepted an invitation to participate
in the June 3 Democratic candidates' debate in Manchester, NH sponsored
by WMUR-TV, The New Hampshire Union Leader, and CNN.
"The WMUR/Union Leader debate is an important part of the New Hampshire Primary tradition, and Senator Clinton is excited to participate," said Clinton spokesperson Mo Elleithee. "She looks forward to this opportunity to continue her conversation with Granite Staters and demonstrate why she is the candidate most ready to lead and deliver the change we need.
"We look forward to participating in the DNC's schedule of six sanctioned debates that begins in July."
OBAMA TO PARTICIPATE IN JUNE 3RD NEW HAMPSHIRE DEBATE
Manchester, NH – Senator Barack Obama today agreed to participate
in the New Hampshire debate sponsored by the Union Leader, WMUR, and the
CNN. The debate is scheduled for June 3 in Manchester, New Hampshire.
"We had hoped that the DNC and the debate’s sponsors would agree to make this debate one of the DNC’s six sanctioned debates,” said Obama New Hampshire Director Matt Rodriguez. “However, Senator Obama believes talking about how we can change our politics with the other candidates in the home of the nation’s first primary is an opportunity too important to miss.”