Senate candidates trade blows in final debate

Friday, October 15, 2010 | 2:11 p.m. CDT; updated 3:53 p.m. CDT, Friday, October 15, 2010

LAKE OZARK — At a forum Friday, candidates for Missouri's soon-to-be-vacant U.S. Senate seat touched on earmarks, the stimulus package, bailouts and entitlement programs. Throughout the hour-long discussion, however, candidates spent more time sniping at one another than discussing the issues.