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Walz and Gutknecht spar on public TV

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Walz and Gutknecht
DFLer Tim Walz (left) is hoping to unseat U.S. Rep. Gil Gutknecht, R-Minn., on Nov. 7. A recent poll shows them in a statistical dead heat.
Courtesy KSMQ Public Television

The race between U.S. Rep. Gil Gutknecht, R-Minn., and his DFL challenger Tim Walz has been attracting national attention and money.

Gutknecht and Walz sparred over issues ranging from the Iraq war to the controversial DM&E railroad extension that would run through Rochester in a debate at KSMQ Public Television in Austin, Minn.