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Fox News hosting debate in West Virginia GOP Senate primary

April 22, 2018 GMT

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Fox News Channel is kicking off its midterm election series with a debate in the West Virginia Republican Senate primary race.

The network said in a news release that candidates who reach a threshold of 10 percent in a Fox News poll being released this week will be invited to the May 1 debate.

Co-moderators for the debate in Morgantown will be chief political anchor Bret Baier and anchor Martha MacCallum.

The network will also host with the Florida GOP a Republican primary debate in Florida’s governor’s race on June 28.

Fox News will feature 30-minute editions of “Special Report” with Baier ahead of each debate and will follow with MacCallum breaking down the news from each debate during abbreviated versions of “The Story.”