Crist, Scott agree on little in debate

Davie, Florida -- The fists were out tonight at the 2nd televised gubernatorial debate between Republican Gov. Rick Scott and Democrat Charlie Crist.

Many people were looking forward to straight answers and leaving the mudslinging to the television ads but both sides were gunning for each other.

And the nastiest all started from the beginning when the moderator told guests that Scott wouldn't be showing up.

POLL:Who won the debate?

Moderator: Ladies and gentlemen, that has to be the most unique beginning to any debate.

After one of the most interesting starts to any debate, as both sides debated whether or not the use of a fan was legal or not, things got heated quickly, which isn't a surprise to everyone after following such a nasty campaign.

Moderator: Can you tell us what Crist specifically did to cause those job losses?

"Sure. Actually, it was 832,000 jobs that were lost. Between 2006 when Bush left him with a great economy, and by the time he left office, unemployment went from 3.5 to 11.12%," says Scott.

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"People of Florida know didn't I cause global the economic meltdown anymore than Rick Scott caused economic recovery. We had to make tough choices," says Crist.

Issues were also brought up about minimum wage: Crist is for raising it Scott is not.

College tuition: Scott blames Crist for raising tuition and Crist blames Scott for cutting Bright Futures.

Crist is for same sex marriage: Scott never clearly answered the question saying it's up to the courts.

Moderator: Regarding George Zimmerman trial was justice served in this case?

"It went through the system and I respect the system," says Scott.

"It's hard to say but the stand your ground law needs to be fixed," says Crist.

Many times moderators had to repeat the candidates questions because they never clearly responded. "You didn't answer the question."

Making the tone the same it's been through the whole campaign — dirty and that upsets many voters who were looking forward to finding out what these candidates stand for.

The two candidates did agree on one thing — when asked about faith we found out both are Methodist.

Both were also asked to say one thing nice about each other — Crist likes the way Scott handled the Ebola situation — Scott liked Crist's answer. And it's responses like that why political analysts tell 10 News there was again no clear winner.


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