Broun to debate GOP rival

ATHENS, Ga. -- U.S. Rep. Paul Broun will debate Republican challenger Stephen Simpson twice in Athens and Macon, Broun’s campaign announced Tuesday.

The Athens debate, moderated by Tim Bryant, will air on WGAU 1340 AM at 9 a.m. July 2. The Macon debate will be televised on WMAZ at noon June 30 and 6 a.m. July 1.

Simpson, a retired Army officer, is challenging Broun to represent the 10th Congressional District, which starting next year will stretch from Athens to suburban Augusta, Gwinnett County and Milledgeville. The primary is July 31.



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