Stabenow v. James in U.S. Senate Debate @ Detroit Economic Club:

Stabenow v. James in U.S. Senate Debate @ Detroit Economic Club:
October 14, 2018 paperlesslion

Michigan’s Democratic and Republican candidates for U.S. Senate engaged in debate when the Detroit Economic Club hosts Sen. Debbie Stabenow and Mr. John James. Detroit Public TV provides coverage at and on Facebook.

Detroit Public TV partnered with the Detroit Economic Club to provide live coverage of a debate between the two main candidates for one of Michigan’s U.S. Senate seats. The Motor City Casino Hotel will host the debate.

Senator Debbie Stabenow (D) faced her challenger, John James (R), in a one hour, in-depth discussion of the issues of importance to the state. During the debate, the candidates answered questions from a panel of local journalists:

  • Chad Livengood, senior reporter at Crain’s Detroit Business
  • Chuck Stokes, editorial director of WXYZ-TV
  • Vickie Thomas, city beat reporter for WWJ-AM

The debate took place on Monday, Oct. 15, at 12:35 p.m. during a meeting of the Detroit Economic Club. The event was streamed live by Detroit Public TV at

Sen. Stabenow, who was raised in Clare, MI, is seeking a fourth term in office. Her opponent, John James, from Farmington Hills is the president of James Group International.

DPTV will also be carrying the live-stream on our One Detroit Facebook page. We’d love to hear your comments, which you can share there.

Michigan voters will decide who goes to Washington – James or Stabenow — on Tuesday, Nov. 6.