The candidates in one of the most hotly contested political races in our state will take part in a debate right here at NewsChannel 7.
Republican Sean Duffy and Democrat Julie Lassa will be in our studio for a live prime-time debate on Sunday, October 17th at 7 p.m.
The candidates officially came to an agreement on the debate Monday afternoon.
It will be the first televised debate between the two candidates to replace retiring congressman David Obey.
The debate will also be aired throughout the 7th district on WEAU-TV in Eau Claire, KDLH in Duluth, Minn., WJMC radio in Rice Lake, and nationally on CSPAN.