Republican Congressman John Kline and his DFL challenger Steve Sarvi have crossed paths from time to time on the campaign trail this year, but Monday they met for their first formal debate in Chaska.
The three candidates for congress in Minnesota's 6th District met for their first debate last night in Stillwater. The proposed federal bailout of the financial industry dominated the event.
Republican Rep. Michele Bachman opposes the $700 billion bailout plan for the financial industry. She is trying to link the bailout with her other high-profile policy push for expanded oil drilling.