Senate race heats up as Carnahan, Blunt face off in first debate

Thursday, October 14, 2010 | 8:39 p.m. CDT; updated 11:55 a.m. CDT, Friday, October 15, 2010

KANSAS CITY — The political rancor between Republican Congressman Roy Blunt and Democratic Secretary of State Robin Carnahan continued at the candidates' first debate Thursday, the only one of this election cycle to be televised.