One notable topic that failed to surface was the controversy surrounding Warren’s claims of Native American heritage that led off the first two debates.
Brown said after the debate he didn’t raise the issue because, unlike the first two debates, he wasn’t asked about it.
Wednesday’s debate was their first and only one held in western Massachusetts and was carried live by local television and radio stations. The candidates appealed to voters in the region with frequent references to local communities, businesses and military bases.
LeBlanc reported from Boston.