Montana Senate Debate

Sen. Conrad Burns and his Democratic challenger, Jon Tester, met for a debate at the Hamilton High School’s Performing Arts… read more

Sen. Conrad Burns and his Democratic challenger, Jon Tester, met for a debate at the Hamilton High School’s Performing Arts Center. It was a raucous event punctuated by heckling from a lively overflow audience. Jon Tester accused Sen. Burns of no longer representing Montana values. The candidates talked about political corruption and the campaign contributions each had received and various trips that they had taken. Moderator Jenny Johnson, editor of the Ravalli Republic, asked questions submitted to the paper on topics including: health care, immigration, national energy policy, the $8.5 trillion federal debt, Veterans Affairs, American troops in Iraq, and North Korea and Iran as potential nuclear powers. close

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Montana Senate Debate

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Program ID:
194431-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Debate
Location:
Hamilton, Montana, United States
First Aired:
Sep 22, 2006
Last Aired:
Sep 25, 2006

Airing Details

  • Sep 22, 2006 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 23, 2006 | 5:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 25, 2006 | 10:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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