Thursday, June 6, 2013
Gun control, health care, economy, foreign policy among major topics in first meeting of candidates.
Gabriel Gomez and Edward Markey engaged Wednesday in their first debate before the U.S. Senate special election this month, and the tone was markedly similar to the tone of the overall campaign thus far. Gomez, the Republican Cohasset businessman and former U.S. Navy SEAL, and Markey, the Democratic Malden congressman since his election in 1976, jabbed at each other during the hour-long debate at WBZ-TV's studios and sponsored by the news station and the Boston Globe. Topics for the evening included gun control, health care, the economy, foreign policy, recent national political scandals, immigration and abortion. Time and again, Gomez pounded Markey for his years in Washington, painting the congressman as out of touch with Bay State …
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Candidates for U.S. Senate Democratic nomination squared off in Lowell Monday.
U.S. Congressmen Stephen Lynch and Edward Markey met in their second debate Monday ahead of the Democratic U.S. Senate special primary in a contest that contained few fireworks outside of an exchange on health care. The debate, held at the University of Massachusetts Lowell and sponsored by the college and the Boston Herald, lasted about 45 minutes and touched a wide variety of issues on which the two Democrats mostly agreed. An early question was asked about the candidates' positions on the Affordable Care Act. Markey (D-Malden) voted in favor of the bill that passed in 2010 while Lynch (D-South Boston) was one of few Democrats who opposed it. Markey said voting for the bill was the "proudest vote of my Congressional career." He said …
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
State Rep Daniel Winslow, former US attorney Michael J. Sullivan, and former Navy SEAL Gabriel E. Gomez discussed a wide-range of issues in the hour-long debate
The quest to become the "Washington outsider" representing the Republican Party in this year's Massachusetts special senate election was underway at Stonehill College Tuesday night when GOP candidates met in their first primary debate. "Electing either of the Democratic nominees would be a sign of 'surrender' that we have given up," State Representative Daniel B. Winslow (R-Norfolk) said in his closing statement referring U.S. Congressmen Ed Markey (D-Malden) and Stephen Lynch (D-South Boston). Winslow, former US attorney Michael J. Sullivan, and former Navy SEAL Gabriel E. Gomez discussed a wide-range of issues in the hour-long debate, including Roe vs. Wade, gun control, immigration, social security, and the economy. The debate was …
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Locations include Boston, Lowell, New Bedford, Worcester and Springfield.
Congressmen Edward Markey and Stephen Lynch, the two Democratic candidates for U.S. Senate, have agreed to participate in six debates between now and the April 30 primary, according to the Boston Herald. The Boston Herald’s Chris Cassidy Tweeted that three of the debates will be general format, with the remaining three focusing on jobs, domestic issues and foreign policy. One of the debates will be held in Boston, and others will be held in Lowell, New Bedford, Worcester and Springfield. The location of the sixth debate has not been determined. Markey and Lynch are facing off to see who will take on the winner of the Republican primary in the June 25 special election to fill the seat vacated by John Kerry’s appointment as Secretary of …
Thursday, October 18, 2012
Kenneth Gordon and Walter Zenkin squared off on issues including economic development and the debt facing the MBTA in a debate on Oct. 17.
The two candidates for the 21st Middlesex District State Representative seat, Walter Zenkin, R-Burlington, and Kenneth Gordon, D-Bedford, met on Wednesday in a debate hosted by Burlington Cable Access Television that covered a range of issues. Gordon, Vice Chair of the Zoning Board in Bedford, and Zenkin, a Burlington Selectmen, are vying for the seat left vacant by retiring State Rep. Charles Murphy in the 21st Middlesex District which includes Bedford, Burlington and Precinct 3 in Wilmington. The debate, which was moderated by BCAT Board of Directors member Sally Willard, allowed each candidate the opportunity to respond to several question posed by members of the local media as well as one posed by their opponent. The questions were …
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
The second presidential debate between President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney is scheduled for 9 p.m. EST on Tuesday, Oct. 16.
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
After Joe Biden and Paul Ryan sparred throughout last week's Vice Presidential Debate, the nation's voters are looking forward to President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney's second debate: a town hall event focusing on foreign and domestic policy. The second presidential debate between Obama and Romney is set for 9 p.m EST on Tuesday, Oct. 16. Check below for more information on that debate and the remaining debates leading up to Election Day. AOL will provide a live stream of the debate. TV Channels Broadcasting Live: ABC, NBC, FOX, CBS, CNN, Fox News, MSNBC and more, including CNN Espanol. Live Streaming Online: YouTube's Election Hub, AOL. Full info on Tuesday night's debate, as well as the schedule for the final debate, both of…
Friday, April 13, 2012
Polls will be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Burlington High School
Burlington Patch would like to remind all residents of Burlington that the annual town elections are being held tomorrow, Saturday, April 14. Things to remember: Contested Race: There are two major contested races in this year's election. There are four candidates for two seats in the Board of Selectmen race and three candidates for two seats in the Planning Board race. Candidates: Video: Also, here is the link to the Burlington Cable Access Television (BCAT) candidate forum featuring three of the candidates answering questions from local media: BCAT Selectmen Candidate Debate 2012. Letters and Announcements: Candidates: Video: Here is the link to the Burlington Cable Access Television (BCAT) candidate forum featuring the three candidates …
Friday, March 25, 2011
Clear and sunny day, BHS production of Beauty and the Beast and a battle between pirates and ninja.
"Five Things You Need to Know Today" is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance. Check back later for more, and let us know what you think of the feature in the comments section. Today is Friday, March 25. Here are 5 things you need to know: For more things to do today, check out our Events page.