Attorney General candidates face off in Yakima

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YAKIMA, Wash. -- Covering Campaign 2012 here in Yakima. Bob Ferguson and Reagon Dunn squared off in a debate at the Clarion hotel early Tuesday evening. Both well qualified and suitable candidates are vying for the position of Attorney General. A major topic of discussion-protecting consumers and small businesses.

“We really need to focus on consumers. There are unethical businesses taking advantage of the population. Whether it's populations that don't speak the same language, the senior population or others," Republican candidate Reagon Dunn.

“It's a unique position if elected to represent consumers. It's key to take on powerful interests. I've hammered on this a number of times. Reagan hasn't come around to this point," said Democratic Bob Ferguson.

Both candidates are on the King County Council, but Ferguson is the only candidate to have lived on both sides of the state. Whereas Dunn is the only candidate to have been a prosecutor in three different places in the country.