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US Senate race

Senate rivals spar over records in final debate

In their final and most free-wheeling debate, Senate rivals Gabriel E. Gomez and Edward J. Markey vigorously challenged one another’s record Tuesday, dropping many of their canned lines during a series of fast-moving and often heated exchanges about Gomez’s business background and Markey’s tenure in Washington.

With just a week remaining until the special election, both candidates sought to break through the volley of accusations they lobbed at one another to make their closing arguments to voters.

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