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Joe Pakootas and Cathy McMorris Rodgers will debate in Spokane Thursday night at The Lincoln Center Joe Pakootas and Cathy McMorris Rodgers will debate in Spokane Thursday night at The Lincoln Center
SPOKANE, Wash. - The Greater Spokane Incorporated United States 5th Congressional District Debate between Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers and challenger Joe Pakootas was held at The Lincoln Center Thursday night and you can watch it right in its entirety right here on khq.com

The debate was moderated by KHQ's Kjerstin Bell. 

The candidates covered many topics, including medical education in eastern Washington, funding for our nation's highways, the federal budget deficit, Fairchild Air Force Base, and immigration. 

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