However, one candidate, Congressman "Jihad" Gerry Connolly, refused to meet his Republican opponent, Keith Fimian, in a one on one debate in front of the CofC, scheduled for tonight.
Tim Edson for Keith Fimian's campaign said.
“It should come as no surprise that Congressman Connolly refused to face the Fairfax County business community in a one-on-one debate with Keith Fimian. Connolly has consistently rubber stamped Speaker Pelosi’s anti-business agenda and voted against the interests of Northern Virginia businesses time after time.Kinda like the way Connolly ducked town hall meetings last year, holding one instead in a gated retirement community.
Instead of a one-on-one debate, Connolly has opted for a format that simply does not give members of the Fairfax County business community time to question him on his anti-business record and cut through his double speak. With candidates from the 8th, 10th and 11th congressional districts debating for only an hour, Connolly believes he will be able to duck the tough questions.
Connolly’s anti-business policies include his support for card check, which would empower unions to run wild, cap-and-trade energy taxes, a health care bill that punishes struggling employers who can’t afford to provide health insurance and a myriad of new regulations and taxes which will increase the cost of doing business.
Keith Fimian is ready to debate Congressman Connolly one-on-one in front of the Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce. Congressman Connolly’s refusal to face the chamber is a clear admission that his policies are terrible for business.”