Politics & Policy

Heck and Titus Spar over Education, Angle, and Defense Spending

Sharron Angle and Harry Reid only agreed to debate once, but Nevada voters this week have seen all they could wish of Joe Heck and Dina Titus in the hotly contested NV-3 race. The third of four debates between the two candidates took place Wednesday night at Temple Beth Shalom in Summerlin and was mostly a repeat of the match-up on Monday with the four following additions.

Titus has repeatedly said that Heck wants to eliminate the Department of Education. Joe Heck had a chance to defend himself for the record:

Joe Heck said he will, in fact, be voting for Sharron Angle, a question that came up because Heck had been quoted by Slate as saying about the Nevada Senate race, “I’m waiting to see all of the evidence before I make my choice.” A source inside the Heck campaign told Battle ‘10 their candidate was misquoted by the Slate reporter who was standing “10 feet away with his back turned”:

 

Titus got a a little testy when asked if she supports the policies of Harry Reid. In doing so, she slammed the Senate version of the health care bill:

 

 

Titus also said we should cut defense:

 

 

Debate four of four occurred last night an hour after the U.S. Senate debate. Battle ‘10 will post on that exchange later today.

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