"Perhaps you need to spend a little more time in
Young, who represents
Bayh, on the other hand, hit Young for his vote to shut down the government and his desire to repeal Obamacare, taking away health care coverage from 350,000 Hoosiers and sending people back to the days when insurance companies could deny coverage based on a pre-existing condition, among other reasons.
"We don't need to go back to those days, and I'll make sure that we won't," Bayh said. But he acknowledged Obamacare isn't perfect: "What we need to do is fix the parts of the law that need to be fixed and keep those that are working well."
He also called out Young's vote for tax breaks that allow companies to affordably send production jobs out of the country, as Indianapolis HVAC manufacturer Carrier earlier this year announced it would do.
While Young and Bayh continued to hit each other on various points of their voting record and agreed on very little, Libertarian
"You probably don't know who I am, because I haven't spent
But like many, Brenton is a person who's "sick and tired of what's going on in
As a Libertarian, she pushed for moving away from government interventionism and going back to a government that works for the people.
"We don't have an honest money system. The very foundation of our economy is rotten," she said, pointing to both of her opponents as part of the problem. "Stop bailing out businesses, stop bailing out your cronies and let us keep our taxpayer dollars instead."
As a mother, Brenton said, she's the most experienced at peacemaking and could work with people in both major parties to get things done.
Though the three candidate agreed on very little, they all said they're seeking to fill the seat being vacated by
Bayh said he's running to solve Hoosiers' problems by protecting
"I'm running for
Young said he's running to protect the American promise, which he says is under fire. That would include simplifying tax codes and general code for small businesses and stopping the effective double taxing of American-made goods, all while pushing for Hoosier common sense values.
And he said he's the one to bring those values to D.C., not Bayh.
"These are the words of a D.C. politician," he said more than once of Bayh's comments. "He's all talk."
Brenton would push for change in a different way, including shifting to a humanitarian-only foreign policy and legalizing commercial hemp to grow the economy.
"Hopefully from me, this evening, you will see a brighter future for America," she said.
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