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Senate hopefuls pull no punches in TV clash

Brown presses Coakley on taxes, party rule

Moderator Jon Keller (left) with US Senate hopefuls (from left) Scott Brown, Martha Coakley, and Joseph L. Kennedy last night. Moderator Jon Keller (left) with US Senate hopefuls (from left) Scott Brown, Martha Coakley, and Joseph L. Kennedy last night. (John Blanding/ Globe Staff)
By Matt Viser and Eric Moskowitz
Globe Staff / December 23, 2009

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Democrat Martha Coakley and Republican Scott Brown clashed bitterly last night in the first debate of the US Senate race to be televised, repeatedly arguing over the traditionally partisan issues of taxes, the scope of government, and one-party rule in Washington. (Full article: 968 words)

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