Breaking: The AP reports Hillary Rodham Clinton and Barack Obama have accepted the invitation of CBS News and the North Carolina Democratic Party to debate on April 27. The 90-minute debate will follow 60 Minutes and be moderated by Katie Couric and Bob Schieffer.
> More: The response from Sen. Clinton’s office came just hours after both campaigns were sent letters (below) from the NCDP with CBS offering the post-60 Minutes slot on the 27th. Obama had accepted an earlier invitation on April 19, but the Clinton campaign originally balked as that is the first night of Passover.
> Update: Stop the presses! Sen. Obama has not yet agreed to the April 27 date. Insiders tell us they’re hopeful, and just waiting for word.