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Gravel Makes Own Seat at the Debate

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Gravel Makes Own Seat at the Debate

Election 2008

Gravel Makes Own Seat at the Debate

Gravel Makes Own Seat at the Debate

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Not invited this time: Mike Gravel Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Not invited this time: Mike Gravel took park in this candidates forum on Oct. 3, but wasn't invited to the debate on Tuesday. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Former Alaska senator and Democratic presidential candidate Mike Gravel wasn't invited to Tuesday's debate on NBC. The network cited his low numbers in the polls as a rationale for not included him.

Instead, Gravel offered his views last night on a Webcast.

Today Gravel tells the BPP his impressions of the forum, and makes the case for being included in future debates.