KURITA SEEKS DEBATES WITH FORD
Meanwhile, a cousin of the congressman -- Joe Ford Jr. of California -- indicates he will run for his open 9th District seat.
February 24, 2006 at 4:00AM
Standing in front
of the federal Bankruptcy Court in downtown Memphis, U.S. Senatorial candidate
Rosalind Kurita took her Democratic primary opponent, 9th
District congressman Harold Ford Jr., to task on Friday for his Yes vote on last
yea's bankruptcy bill and challenged Ford to a series of debates on that and
other issues. "Memphis has the highest number of bankruptcy filings in the nation -- and
Congressman Ford is out helping credit card companies.He needs to explain that
vote," Kurita said.