For the first time, the two major party candidates for Pennsylvania’s 7th congressional district faced each other in a TV debate.
KYW’s Larry Kane, moderating the debate, reports that this one was exciting. The face off was mostly on the issues, but on the politics, Lentz tried to link Meehan to the Tea Party and Meehan struck back:READ MORE: Giving Tuesday: How To Support Non-Profits, Other Groups In Philadelphia Area
Lentz: “Pat has sought out and is campaigning as a Tea Partier. He’s going to come here today and tell you that he is…”
Meehan: “Now, that is factually inaccurate. I’m a Republican candidate running as, and happy to have, the support [of the Republican party]. It’s just not right to suggest — Brian is trying to recast this so he can run against some kind of a objective, but that’s not who I am.”READ MORE: 14-Year-Old, Samir Jefferson, Shot Nearly 20 Times, Killed While Waiting For SEPTA Bus In North Philadelphia, Police Say
Meehan-Lentz: A TV debate, head-to-head on Sunday at 9:30pm for “Voice of Reason” on the Comcast network.
Hear more of the debate below.MORE NEWS: Philadelphia Firefighters Rescue 2 People From Fairmount House Fire