Democrat Forrest Dunbar running for U.S. House
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Forrest Dunbar, Democratic candidate for U.S. House, stopped in Ketchikan last week for a campaign visit. He came to KRBD to sit down with Leila Kheiry and talk about the issues. The discussion included oil tax reform, marijuana legalization, Dunbar’s chances of winning against incumbent Republican Don Young, Dunbar’s plans if he does win, and his love of ‘80s rock. Here is a portion of their conversation:
You can listen to the entire 20-minute interview below:
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