LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Republican U.S. Senate candidate Rand Paul
says he may opt out of a debate next week with Democrat Jack Conway
because he is angry about an attack ad.
Paul said at a press conference in Lexington Monday that he will
make a final decision soon on whether to appear with Conway on
Kentucky Educational Television on Oct. 25.
He accused Conway during a nationally televised debate Sunday
night of gutter politics for running a TV ad that questioned Paul's
affiliation during his college years with a group that mocked
Paul denounced the commercial as false and called himself a
"pro-life Christian." Conway offered no apology and even repeated
Paul and Conway are running for the seat of retiring Sen. Jim
Bunning, who served two terms.
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