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Markey, Gomez face off in first Senate debate

In the first debate of the US Senate general election, Republican Gabriel E. Gomez launched into offense, again and again attacking Democrat Edward J. Markey as the distillation of everything that is wrong with a sclerotic US Capitol.

“You are basically Washington, D.C.,” Gomez said. “I’m sorry sir, but you are.”

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