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Barney Frank and Sean Bielat Debate on NECN's Broadside


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There was a half hour debate between Sean Bielat and Barney Frank on Jim Braude’s Broadside on NECN.

We have the debate in three parts. In the first part the candidates introduce themselves. Frank has been continuously in office since the 1980’s. Bielat is a newcomer to politics, but the first real challenger that Frank has faced in his entire time in congress.

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Ballot Questions Issues

Carla Howell debates Question 3 (Sales Tax Rollback) with Broadside host Jim Braude

Jim Braude is a sharp guy who is used to political interviews and debates. Its not often that you see him getting schooled that way he is in this interview with Carla Howell over Ballot Question 3.

Question 3 would lower the state sales tax from 6.25% to 3% starting in 2011. Recent polls show the majority supports passing question 3 buy a small margin:

  • Suffolk University Poll, Sept. 16-19: Yes: 51%, No: 42%
  • UNH/Boston Globe Poll, Sept. 17-22: Yes: 46%, No: 43%

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