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US Senate race

Gomez, Markey attack one another as general campaign begins

Just 12 hours after winning their respective primaries in the race for US Senate, Republican Gabriel E. Gomez and his Democratic rival, Representative Edward J. Markey, wasted no time launching sharp general election attacks.

Greeting commuters at the Broadway MBTA station in South Boston early Wednesday, Gomez called Markey the “poster boy for term limits” and challenged him to three debates. He then flatly refused to sign the so-called People’s Pledge, an agreement to keep outside interests from influencing the campaign.

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