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Fox 8 U.S. Senate Debate: What you need to know

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -

Six candidates who want to fill the U.S. Senate seat vacated by David Vitter will square off tonight in a debate tonight.

The forum will be carried live on Fox 8's Bounce TV and New Orleans Public television station WYES.

A list of cable providers that carry Bounce can be found here.

A recent statewide poll conducted by The University of New Orleans sheds some light on who people are backing in the November 8 election.

Of 603 voters called last week, 49 percent say they support Donald Trump compared to 35 percent for Hillary Clinton. Read more >> 

Candidate David Duke has become a flashpoint between the top Democratic contenders in Louisiana's U.S. Senate race, as they compete for support from black voters. Read more >> 

John Snell and Fox 8 Political Analyst Mike Sherman have engaged in an informed dialogue throughout the presidential and senate campaigns.

Here are a couple of clips from those discussions.

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