A new batch of television advertisements rolled out by U.S. Rep. Richard Burr and the passage of a $10 billion tobacco buyout bill in Congress have evened the race for John Edwards' former North Carolina Senate seat.
By PBS NewsHour
North Carolina Senate hopefuls Democrat Erskine Bowles and Republican Richard Burr outlined clear policy differences and varied strategies for representing the state in the first televised debate between the two on Monday night.
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