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Debating the issues in Minnesota's 8th District

Posted at 12:52 PM on November 8, 2011 by Paul Tosto
Filed under: Politics

MPR News held an online debate earlier today between four Democrats vying to unseat Republican Rep. Chip Cravaack next November in Minnesota's 8th Congressional District.

It was a cool experiment featuring questions from readers and it offered a really easy way to find out where the candidates stand without the grandstanding that often takes place in TV debates.

Check out the discussion below.

About Paul Tosto

Paul Tosto

Paul Tosto writes the Big Story Blog for MPR News. He joined the newsroom in 2008 after more than 20 years reporting on education, politics and the economy for news wires and newspapers across the country.