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Senate rivals: 'Fight for future of nation'

U.S. Sen. Mike Crapo, left, debates his Democratic challenger, Tom Sullivan, right, during the
U.S. Sen. Mike Crapo, left, debates his Democratic challenger, Tom Sullivan, right, during the "Idaho Debates" on Tuesday night. (Lisa Sommer / Idaho Public Television)

In their opening remarks, Tom Sullivan, who's running against Sen. Mike Crapo, said, "I am terrified about the size of our national debt. ... We need something different from what Mike Crapo has been delivering for the last 18 years in the  United States Congress." Crapo, in his opening remarks, said, "America is facing very difficult times - reckless spending, skyrocketing debt, looming tax increases and exploding government control." He said he wants to press "Idaho's principles in the fight that we will inevitably have for the future of this nation."




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