Babeu frustrated by abuse allegations

Republican Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu, running for Congress in Arizona's 1st District, gets tough questions about allegations of abuse at a private school where he was executive director.

On this weekend’s “Sunday Square Off,” three candidates were interviewed facing tough election battles:

-Republican Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu, running for Congress in Arizona’s 1st District, gets tough questions about allegations of abuse at a private school where he was executive director.

Babeu’s campaign has been blasted by a million-dollar TV ad blitz raising questions about his conduct while running the school. Babeu maintains he and the school did nothing wrong.

Babeu faces Democrat Tom O’Halleran in the 1st District race.

-Democratic Congresswoman Ann Kirkpatrick discusses her race to unseat Republican Sen. John McCain and where she disagrees with Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton. Polls show Kirkpatrick trailing McCain.

-Retired judge Boyd Dunn lays out how he would try to reform the Arizona Corporation Commission, to avert the kind of controversies that have dogged the regulators for years. 

“Sunday Square Off” airs at 8 a.m. Sundays on 12 News.

1.Babeu frustrated by questions about abuse allegations

Republican Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu, running for Congress in Arizona’s 1st District, gets tough questions about allegations of abuse at a private school where he was executive director.

2.Kirkpatrick lays out immigration positions

Democratic Congresswoman Ann Kirkpatrick discusses her race to unseat Republican Sen. John McCain and her position on immigration reform.

3.Kirkpatrick agrees with GOP on Obamacare reform

Democratic Congresswoman Ann Kirkpatrick says she supports the Republican position of allowing health insurers to sell their products across state lines, as a way to reform Obamacare.

4.Retired judge wants reforms for state regulators

Retired judge and former Chandler mayor Boyd Dunn, running for a seat on the Arizona Corporation Commission, explains how he would reform the troubled regulatory body.

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