New Hampshire's congressional candidates faced mock job interviews instead of the traditional debate format at New England College.
The college's Center for Civic Engagement hosted Monday's event featuring Republican Reps. Charlie Bass and Frank Guinta, and Bass's challenger, Democrat Ann McLane Kuster.
The candidates took turns answering questions from a panel of journalists for 45 minutes each.
Meanwhile, members of the New Hampshire AFL-CIO were delivering petitions to Guinta and Bass's offices urging them to make the right choices on jobs and taxes when they return to Washinton for the lame duck session next month. Among other things, the group is urging the congressmen to end the Bush-era tax cuts for high-income earners and protect programs like Social Security. Guinta's challenger, Carol Shea-Porter, declined to participate