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Opinion

JEFF JACOBY

Gomez and Markey on other issues

Ask Ed Markey or Gabriel Gomez about guns or Obamacare or each other’s qualifications to be a senator, and out come the canned talking points and put-downs that anyone following the Senate race quickly wearies of. But what if you toss them some questions from off the beaten path? I put some nonstandard queries to the two nominees, hoping their answers might be illuminating — or at least unexpected. Here with excerpts from their replies.

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