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By Brittany Allen
For The Sentinel 

Candidates talk of compromise, agenda


Brittany Allen

MAKING THEIR CASE FOR CONGRESS: Bob Dingethal speaks to the crowd at last week's congressional debate in Goldendale. Michael Delavar, seated, also spoke. Congresswoman Jaime herrera-Beutler was unable to attend.

Two of the three candidates for Congressional District 3 visited Goldendale last Monday, July 14, for a debate held in the meeting room of the town's Umpqua Bank. The incumbent, Jaime Herrera-Beutler, was unable to make it as Congress is currently in session. Michael Delavar (R) and Bob Dingethal (D), though from opposite parties, agreed that one thing the incumbent is failing in is pursuing and therefore authentically representing the voices of the constituents, which they hoped to listen to and attempt to answer at this event.

The topics of questions for the night were provided by the constituents in attendance and ranged from immigration policy to coal and oil transportation here in th...

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