O’Donnell, Coons debate at WHYY

    Here’s a sample from Wednesday’s hour-long debate between the Delaware Senate candidates.

    Delaware’s candidates to fill Vice President Joe Biden’s old Senate seat squared off in a debate Wednesday at WHYY-TV in Wilmington.

    The hour-long debate between Republican Christine O’Donnell and Democrat Chris Coons will air in its entirety Wednesday night at 7. The debate will also air through the weekend. You’ll also be able to view the entire exchange at whyy.org/delaware beginning on Thursday.

    Coons and O’Donnell offered different views on a number of topics, from how to fix to the economy to bickering in Washington.

    Here are a few clips from Wednesday’s debate:

    Chris Coons and Christine O’Donnell talk about the Constitution.

    [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nK_x9oZOdjo[/youtube]

    The candidates debate whether to raise the retirement age for social security.

    [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uFu7zy_Gc60[/youtube]

    Coons and O’Donnell discuss plans to reach out across the aisle to end bickering in Washington.

    [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AZPoGta_W1g[/youtube]

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