Boyda, Jenkins Agree to Five Debates

WASHINGTON (AP) - Democratic Rep. Nancy Boyda and Republican rival Lynn Jenkins have agreed to meet in five debates before the Nov. 4 election.

The candidates in the state's 2nd District Congressional race will hold their first debate on Sept. 27 at Pittsburg State University. That will be followed by four more meetings about once a week in Topeka, Lawrence and Leavenworth.

Boyda is seeking a second term in office after defeating former GOP Rep. Jim Ryun in 2006.

Jenkins, the state treasurer, beat Ryun in the Republican primary last month.

The district leans Republican and Boyda's seat is a top target of GOP strategists.

(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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