The former deputy state treasurer used a glossy version of his economic plan as a prop while taping debate at
"I would respectfully submit these are sound bites," Krishnamoorthi said.
Duckworth, a former state and federal veterans affairs official, later called the dig "silly."
It was perhaps the most confrontational the two
Krishnamoorthi and Duckworth, both of Hoffman Estates, disagree little on the fundamentals of how to get the economy moving. Both support raising taxes on the wealthy, more spending on roads and bridges and using government subsidies to spur new technology.
But Krishnamoorthi said the length of his jobs plan "illustrates the type of leadership" he will take on the issue. Krishnamoorthi often highlights his experience since spring 2010 as president of a small tech firm.