Published Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012 | 7:05 p.m.
Updated Friday, Oct. 12, 2012 | 9:47 a.m.
Clear contrasts and cantankerous candidates were on display Thursday as the candidates for the 3rd and 4th Congressional Districts squared off in half-hour debates. First up in the doubleheader of debates that took place at the Vegas PBS studio, was a meeting between the candidates for the 3rd Congressional District, Rep. Joe Heck. a Republican, and challenger Assemblyman John Oceguera, a Democrat. In a cordial but contentious debate, Heck accused Oceguera of lying about the incumbent’s record and Oceguera stood behind a controversial attack ad. Mitch Fox of Vegas PBS moderated the 30-minute debate that touched on domestic and foreign ...
This story was changed to better represent Danny Tarkanian’s statements on Yucca Mountain.