The Charlotte area was busy with congressional debates this week. In the 8th district, incumbent Democratic Congress Larry Kissell faced with his Republican challenger, Richard Husdon.
And in the 9th District, Republican Rich Pittenger and Democrat Jennifer Roberts debated at a Charlotte Chamber of Commerce event. They are running to replace retiring 9th District Republican Congresswoman Sue Myric.
Our political blogger, Michael Bitzer, analyzed the races and the debates with WFAE’s Michael Tomsic and Duncan McFadyen. Here’s a transcript of their conversation: