Trade, immigration, religious tolerance and poverty were among the topics raised today during the latest debate of the three-major-party candidates for governor.
DFLer Mark Dayton, Republican Tom Emmer and Independence Party candidate Tom Horner also hit on all the usual issues during the 90 minute event at Mount Zion Temple in St. Paul. The Jewish Community Relations Council and a dozen other groups sponsored the debate, which drew a big audience. One organizer said the crowd was about 1,000.
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