Democratic U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and Republican challenger Ken Buck debated at the University of Colorado Denver campus last night. The hour-long exchange was lively at times and the topics ranged from economic policy and healthcare to immigration and the war in Afghanistan. Bente Birkeland has more from the state capitol.

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