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Duffy and Engebretson Square Off in Wisconsin 7th Congressional District Debate

WDIO
Created: November 02, 2018 07:46 PM

In Wisconsin's 7th congressional district, Republican Congressman Sean Duffy and Democratic opponent Margaret Engebretson squared off in their debate last night.

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The two candidates fired off at each other from the start. Duffy touched on his commercial advertisements, saying none were negative.

Engebretson followed by calling him an absentee congressman before Duffy said she's out of touch.

The topic of jobs and the economy also elicited passionate responses from both candidates.

"Something I'm hearing all over the district is, 'we can get jobs.' I have two," said Democratic U.S. Candidate for Congress, Margaret Engebretson. "But, I don't have benefits. And I don't have a living wage."

Republican U.S. Candidate for Congress, Sean Duffy, responded with "there are full time jobs everywhere around this community, and around this 7th district, that workers don't have enough workers to fill."

Approximately 100 people were in attendance at the debate.

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