Lincoln vigorously defended her vote for the measure at a Farm Bureau of Arkansas candidates forum at the Craighead County Fairgrounds in Jonesboro.
Of her two opponents in the Democratic primary, Lt. Gov. Bill Halter didn't attend, but D.C. Morrison did. Morrison said he favors what its supporters call the "fair tax," which would eliminate the federal income tax and replace it with a national sales tax.
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Related THV story. April 23, 2010: U.S. Sen. Blanche Lincoln, Lt. Gov. Halter, D.C. Morrison debate at UALR