POLITICS
10/18/2012 01:43 pm ET Updated Dec 18, 2012

Keith Ellison, Minnesota Congressman, Calls Opponent 'Scumbag' During Debate

Incumbent DFL Congressman U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison twice called his Republican opponent Chris Fields a "scumbag" in an extremely contentious, personal and at times uncivil debate Thursday morning that at one point led to radio station KFAI-FM cutting away to radio silence until tempers had cooled.

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