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Friday, September 15
by Join Spencer on Fri 15 Sep 2006 04:12 PM EDT
U.S. Senate candidate John Spencer wasted no time after his 63-37 percent victory in the Republican primary to head upstate campaigning.
In Buffalo and again in Rochester, Spencer held press conferences -- challenging Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton to debates in those two cities.
During his second press conference in Rochester, after campaign stops around Monroe County and the Finger Lakes region, Spencer proposed debates throughout Western New York.
Spencer emphasized that law enforcement and the intelligence community must be allowed to do their job to win the war on terror.
Clinton spokesman Howard Wolfson said Thursday that Clinton would be engaging in debates, although he wouldn't say how many of them there would be.
by Join Spencer on Fri 15 Sep 2006 04:06 PM EDT
by Join Spencer on Fri 15 Sep 2006 02:10 PM EDT
SPENCER CALLS FOR BUFFALO DEBATE
CLINTON MUST EXPLAIN RECORD ON JOBS AND SECURITY
"We need to have a debate right here in Erie County, so that the voters can see where she stands on these and other issues that affect Western New York"
Buffalo, New York -- At a noon news conference at the Erie County Republican Headquarters, John Spencer, the Republican and Conservative nominee for U.S. Senate called for Senator Hillary Clinton to debate him in Buffalo.
Spencer, who handily defeated K.T. McFarland in Tuesday’s GOP Primary, was on a swing through Western New York to thank supporters and to call for debates in major upstate cities. Spencer,
The former Mayor of Yonkers, New York’s fourth largest city, explained how his experience as mayor gives him insight into urban areas across New York.
Spencer noted that Senator Clinton has a lot to explain about her record; whether the issue is jobs or security.
Spencer warned that Western New York is a prime target and yet, in this age of Terror, Senator Clinton has opposed the Patriot Act and NSA wire-taps.
After his visits throughout Buffalo and Erie County, Spencer headed to the city of Rochester for a second press conference and a campaigning in the Finger Lakes region.