Six of the seven Republicans candidates running for Minnesota's only open congressional seat debated Monday night in Cannon Falls. Watch the replay and read the live blog play-by-play.
With just three weeks to go until they would have to make a choice, voters got one last opportunity Monday night to hear a debate between the Republican candidates running for Minnesota’s only open congressional seat. Two of the better known candidates — former state Senator John Howe and former radio talk show host Jason Lewis — continued to snipe at each other. This time it was Howe casting doubt on Lewis’ pro-life credentials, saying Lewis identified himself as pro-choice during his 1990 campaign for congress in Colorado.
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