Outsourcing, Obama Legacy Ignite Georgia Senate DebatePlay
In their first televised debate last night, a raucous crowd booed and cheered Democrat Michelle Nunn and Republican David Perdue.
The two candidates went back and forth on who would be best for the Georgia economy and whether the race was a referendum on President Obama's policies.
Nunn is trailing Perdue in recent polls.
Nationally, Democrats need to win in a few Republican-held states in order to remain in control of the U.S. Senate and they consider the seat being vacated by Republican Senator Saxby Chambliss one of their best shots.
Political science professor Chris Grant and Georgia Public Broadcasting host Celeste Headlee join Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson to talk more about the race.
- Chris Grant, associate professor of political science at Mercer University.
- Celeste Headlee, host of Georgia Public Broadcasting's "On Second Thought." She tweets @CelesteHeadlee.
This segment aired on October 8, 2014.