Liveblog: Cruz and Sadler Cordial in Second Debate

There was no name-calling and little confrontation in the second U.S. Senate debate.

Instead, Republican Ted Cruz and Democrat Paul Sadler stuck largely to policy issues and even found a rare area of agreement Friday evening during an hour-long debate at KERA-TV studios in Dallas. The Texas Tribune was a partner in the debate.

The event had a sharply different tone compared with the last debate, in which the two men running to replace retiring U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison were openly hostile to each other.

“I think some people wanted to see fireworks go off and ...

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