One Democrat, One Republican: A debate on economic fairness, the OWS movement, and more.

Alexander De Marco is an Owatonna attorney, and a committed Democrat.

Othelmo da Silva is an academic advisor at Rochester Community & Technical College, and a committed Republican.

The goal was to let them debate issues that often draw strong opinions from people from the 2 opposing parties. Surprisingly, they agree on a lot.

We talked about the economy, jobs, outsourcing, bailouts, wealth redistribution, tax loopholes, corporate profits, consumer and federal debt, whether or not our federal representatives behave ethically, and more.

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