Feisty Debate Heats Up Georgia Senate Race08:16
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Georgia Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate Michelle Nunn, right, speaks as Republican candidate David Perdue looks on during a debate, Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014, in Perry, Ga. (David Goldman/AP)
Georgia Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate Michelle Nunn, right, speaks as Republican candidate David Perdue looks on during a debate, Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014, in Perry, Ga. (David Goldman/AP)
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The two candidates in Georgia running for an empty Senate seat have never held public office, but that hasn’t made the race any more cordial.

Last night, Republican David Perdue, a former business executive, and Democrat Michelle Nunn, best known as the daughter of the former Georgia Senator Sam Nunn, faced off in a feisty debate.

Nunn attacked her opponent's business record while Perdue tried to link Nunn to the policies of President Obama.

Voters have just a few weeks to untangle the talking points to make a decision that could affect the balance of power in the U.S. Senate.

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson talked to Georgia voters about the issues that matter to them.

This segment aired on October 8, 2014.

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