A standing-room-only crowd gathered Monday to watch a debate between Democratic U.S. Rep. Ron Klein and Allen West, his Republican challenger in the Nov. 2 election.
West sought to tie Klein to President Obama and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, saying Klein voted along with the two Democratic leaders 98 percent of the time.
He accused Klein of supporting new taxes and bigger government while failing to put Americans back to work…
More than 250 people attended the debate at The Episcopal Church of Bethesda-by-the-Sea. Some people were forced to wait outside; the Palm Beach Civic Association had to turn people away from the debate room to comply with the fire marshal code, which limits attendance for safety reasons.