Two candidates for governor debate the issues

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Leading Democratic candidates in the primary race for Texas governor convene for their first live debate on Monday, February 8, at 7 p.m. The Texas Debates: Race for Governor includes former Houston Mayor Bill White and Texas businessman Farouk Shami.

The Texas Debates will originate from the CBS-11/TXA-21 studios in Fort Worth. The debate will be moderated by CBS 11 News Anchor Karen Borta who will also take questions via social media. KUVN Univision 23 Reporter María Renée Barillas will host questions from voters in the live audience.  Questions will also be posed by panelists Shelley Kofler, KERA-FM and KERA-TV and Dave Montgomery of the Star-Telegram.