Guns and jobs dominate debate
by Laurel White
Gun control has been the hottest issue in the 2nd Congressional District special election to replace Jesse Jackson, Jr.. Candidates Robin Kelly and state Sen. Toi Hutchinson have both called sharp attention to frontrunner Debbie Halvorson's "A" rating from the NRA and opposition to a national assault weapons ban. Halvorson had an opportunity to hit back during a debate Wednesday night at Rich Central High School in Olympia Fields -- and hit back she did.
With the 2nd Congressional District Primary less than a month away, there have been few instances of the candidates meeting to debate the top issues. Wednesday night five of the candidates met at Rich Central High School in Olympia Fields