2016-03-07 17:42:28

Flint Water Crisis Takes Center Stage at Democratic Debate

On Sunday night, the democratic candidates faced off in a debate in Flint, Michigan, which has been in the national spotlight over the poisoning of the city’s water. The crisis began in 2014, when an unelected emergency manager appointed by Michigan Governor Rick Snyder switched the source of the city’s drinking water from the Detroit system, which they’d been using for half a century, to the corrosive Flint River. Soon, residents began complaining of a range of physical maladies. At Sunday’s debate, both candidates condemned the devastation in Flint and laid out their plans for addressing the crisis.

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