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Monica Wehby on Principles & Values

 


Declined to debate on live TV in Senate primary

Wehby has turned down what would have been the only live televised debate of the primary race between her and state Rep. Jason Conger. Wehby rejected an offer to debate Conger on KGW TV in the last weeks of the race.

KGW, in partnership with The Oregonian, has for several years held several influential political debates that reach a statewide television audience, and it's been rare for candidates to refuse offers to participate. Said KGW's Executive News Director, "I can't remember the last time it's happened" [that KGW was turned down].

Wehby's campaign manager said that Wehby had already agreed to another debate [that same day] before being approached by KGW, adding, "We have done 11-plus debates so far."

But Conger's campaign manager dismissed most of those events as joint appearances before small crowds that included other candidates in the race. [There has been only one] head-to-head debate between the two [frontrunners], and its organizers did not allow the event to be recorded.

Source: The Oregonian on 2014 Oregon Senate race , Apr 30, 2014

AdWatch: Parents trust her as a pediatric neurosurgeon

Monica Wehby features a patient whose child she helped as a pediatric neurosurgeon in a new emotional television ad. The ad, titled "Trust," runs a minute long and highlights the story of Lexi Liebelt, whose daughter needed reconstructive surgery on her spinal cord shortly after she was born. In the ad, Liebelt tells the story of how Wehby helped her daughter that day:

"She just hugged me and kissed my forehead and she said, 'It's gonna be okay sweetheart. I've got her and I'm gonna see you in a couple hours,'" Liebelt recounts. "I gave her the most precious thing I had. I trusted her." A shot of Liebelt's daughter, now 12, flashes on the screen, with Wehby brushing her hair from her face, as Liebelt touts the candidate for Senate. "Dr. Wehby would make an incredible senator. She will always do the right thing. She will act with integrity. All of Washington needs to be full of people like Dr. Wehby," she says.

Source: AdWatch by The Hill e-zine on 2014 Oregon Senate race , Apr 23, 2014

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