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Massachusetts Senate Candidates To Debate In Springfield

The candidates in the special election for US Senate in Massachusetts will be debating in western Massachusetts.

   Two separate debates for the senate candidates will be held  in Springfield prior to the April 30th primaries.   The three Republicans candidates, Gabriel Gomez, Michael Sullivan and Daniel Winslow  will debate on March 28th at the City Stage Theatre.  The Democrats, Edward Markey and Steven Lynch have agreed to debate on April 18th at the Paramount Theater.  Political consultant Tony Cignoli says none of the candidates are well known in western Massachusetts

   The debates in Springfield are sponsored by a media consortium.

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