Idaho Senate Debate

A debate was held among candidates for the seat in the U.S. Senate to be left open by the retirement of Senator Larry Craig. Topics… read more

A debate was held among candidates for the seat in the U.S. Senate to be left open by the retirement of Senator Larry Craig. Topics included the economy and the economic bailout plan, the federal deficit, legislative earmarks, energy, and global climate change.

Republican Lieutenant Governor Jim Risch was also a former governor. Democrat Larry LaRocco was formerly a U.S. Representative for Idaho. Independent candidate Rex Rammell was formerly a veterinarian and elk rancher.

The debate was held at the Lewiston Community Center. Panelists for the debate came from the sponsors, KLEW-TV, the Lewiston Tribune and the Moscow-Pullman Daily News. The debate was carried live on KLEW-TV. close

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*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Idaho Senate Debate

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Program ID:
281638-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Debate
Location:
Lewiston, Idaho, United States
First Aired:
Oct 13, 2008
Last Aired:
Oct 14, 2008

Airing Details

  • Oct 13, 2008 | 9:28pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 14, 2008 | 3:41am EDT | C-SPAN 2

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