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Coleman, Franken, Barkley debate economy

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DULUTH - Republican Sen. Norm Coleman, Independence Party candidate Dean Barkley and Democratic candidate Al Franken offered different prescriptions for the financial crisis at Thursday night's debate at the University of Minnesota Duluth's Romano Gym.

Coleman voiced support for the $700 billion bailout bill, Franken addressed his opposition to the bailout, and Barkley said the more serious matter is balancing the record $455 billion federal budget deficit.

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