McCain, Hayworth, Deakin to face off in July 16 debate

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PHOENIX -- Senator John McCain, former U.S. Congressman J.D. Hayworth, and conservative hopeful Jim Deakin will face off in the  first of two debates on July 16 in Phoenix.  The three candidates are vying for the GOP nomination for the U.S. Senate seat currently held by McCain.  

The debate will take place at KTVK-3TV Studios in Phoenix on Friday, July 16 at 7:00 p.m and will be simulcast on KTTU in Tucson and

A second debate to be held in Tucson is planned for the following night at KUAT PBS-6.

KTVK-3TV will also host a debate between the four candidates running in Arizona's Democratic primary race for the U.S. Senate.  The debate between Democrats will take place on Friday, July 9, at 7:00 p.m. and will also be available online at