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Susan Wild and Lisa Scheller spar over attack ads, economy at second debate in Congressional race – The Morning Call

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Candidates Susan Wild and Lisa Scheller lent close to as much air time trading personal attacks as they did discussing their policy positions in their second congressional debate.

The candidates sparred on issues from Ukraine to abortion to their opponents’ careers in the Friday night debate hosted by Lehigh Valley News.

The race for the Lehigh Valley’s congressional seat is one of the most competitive nationwide, with a recent Muhlenberg College/Morning Call poll showing the two candidates in a “dead heat.” It’s one of several close races across the country that could determine which party controls the House of Representatives next year.

Here are some of the major issues candidates touched on.

Moderator Jennifer Rehill asked candidates if they believed their own campaign rhetoric has contributed to the divisiveness fueling extreme political polarization in the U.S. Anti-Scheller and anti-Wild attack ads, funded by both the…

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