Meffert-Paulsen Debate at MPR

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This morning, Democratic-Farm-Labor challenger Jim Meffert, Republican incumbent Erik Paulsen and Independent John Oleson debated each other at Minnesota Public Radio’s studios in St. Paul. Those three are running to represent Minnesota’s 3rd Congressional District. All greed that jobs were the critical issue, but Paulsen favored tax cuts. Meffert and Oleson disagreed, saying that revenue had to be part of the equation. Meffert was clear on health care accomplishments. Paulsen wants to repeal and start over.

As is often the case, the parties were reading from different fact books.

Bill Sorem

Bill Sorem is a longtime advertising professional who started with Campbell Mithun and ended up with his own agency. After a tour as a sailing fleet manager in the Virgin Islands he turned to database programming as an independent consultant. He has written sailing guides for the British Virgin Islands and Belize, and written for a number of blogs. In 2010, he volunteered as a citizen journalist with The UpTake and has stayed on as a video reporter.

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