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Kirk and Giannoulias Agree to Two Debates




    Mark Kirk and Alexi Giannoulias finally agreed on something.

    The opposing senate candidates have scheduled two debates, the first of which takes place on October 10 on NBC's "Meet the Press.'

    David Gregory, the show's host, will moderate. 

    They'll also participate in the League of Women Voters debate on  WLS-TV on October 19.

    Besides those, the candidates remain in talks for still more debates before the November 2 election.