WATCH the first 12th Congressional debate

Published at 11:26 a.m. on August 16, 2012 | Modified at 9:23 a.m. on September 20, 2012

WATCH THE FIRST DEBATE: Candidates for the 12th Congressional District debate Wednesday in Carbondale. Democrat William Enyart, Republican Jason Plummer and Green Party member Paula Bradshaw are vying Nov. 6 to replace U.S. Rep. Jerry Costello, who is retiring.

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