9th District Opponents Cohen and Flinn Square Off — Sort Of
Contenders for 9th District congressional seat share a stage — and a handshake — at Kirby Pines forum, have impromptu debate about having a debate.
October 18, 2012 at 9:47PM
It may — as one of the principals indicated — end up being a one-of-a-kind event. But Steve Cohen, the incumbent Democrat for Memphis’ 9th Congressional district, and his Republican challenger, George Flinn, did in fact have something of a public debate on Thursday — though the main subject of their relatively brief back-and-forth was the issue of whether they should do a debate for real.