Friday, April 19, 2013
Candidates Dottie Fulginiti, Michael Maloney, Carol Nestler and Dan Smith debated in ECAT's studios Thursday night.
In a debate sponsored by Easton Community Access Television, Easton Patch and the Easton Journal, the four candidates for Easton's Board of Selectmen debated in ECAT's studios Thursday night. Dottie Fulginiti, Michael Maloney, Carol Nestler and Dan Smith are running for two available seats this year. The debate was moderated by Easton Patch Editor Patrick Maguire and Easton Journal Editor Donna Whitehead. Election Day is set for April 30 at Oliver Ames High School.
Tuesday, March 12, 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, 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, September 21, 2012
Incumbent Scott Brown and challenger Elizabeth Warren squared off in their first debate Thursday night.
Republican Senator Scott Brown faced off against Democratic challenger Elizabeth Warren Thursday night in a debate televised by WBZ-TV. The Thursday debate was the first of four planned tilts between the candidates, and it saw disagreement between the two on just about every topic. Polls have seesawed over the last week, with Brown and Warren swapping small leads, as they have throughout the campaign. The debates may provide one or the other an opportunity to change voter minds and swing the election his or her way. Central to Thursday's debate was the focus on taxes, jobs and the economy. "He has said he will defend the top 2 percent and the top 3 percent...and will hold the other 98% of families hostage," Warren said, referencing Brown's…
Monday, August 20, 2012
The Democrats, who will face off in the Sept. 6 state primary, participated in an NECN debate last week.
As the clock ticks down to the Sept. 6 state primary, Fourth Congressional District candidates squared off for in a debate held last week on New England Cable News. Joe Kennedy III, Herb Robinson and Rachel Brown sat down with NECN's Jim Braude, who hosts the news network's "Broadside with Jim Braude". The 30-minute debate Thursday included topics around deficit spending, medical marijuana and what qualifications the candidates brought to the table. To view last week's debate, visit the NECN website. The subject of Kennedy's experience came up in a debate on "Broadside" last month with the Fourth District Republican candidates. David Steinhof, Elizabeth Childs and Sean Bielat argued that Kennedy has not spent enough time in the private …
Saturday, August 18, 2012
A look at the top headlines in your town and the surrounding area for the week of August 5, 2012.
2,800-Mile Takeout Run: Mississippi Man Returns Home with 250 Pizzas from Stoughton's Town Spa Most people have a favorite pizza place. For David Schuler his is Town Spa in Stoughton, about 1,400 miles away from his Madison, Mississippi home. But that doesn't prevent Schuler, a Stoughton native, from enjoying a slice (or more) of his favorite hometown pizza. Schuler made headlines last August when he drove from his home in Madison, Miss. (north of Jackson, Miss.) to Town Spa and back again to pick up an order of 150 pizzas. He upped the ante this year by placing an order of 250 pizzas. After enjoying lunch at the Stoughton restaurant August 11, he packed up his car with six coolers full of pizza and began his journey back home to …
Tuesday, August 7, 2012
Democratic candidates for Governor's Council will head to the Morse Institute Library on Wednesday.
The Morse Institute Library and the Natick Democratic Town Committee will host a debate on Wednesday between Democratic candidates for the Governor's Council in the second district, which includes precincts three, four, five and six in Easton The candidates – Brian Clinton, Robert Jubinville, Patrick McCabe, and Bart Timilty – will debate at a 7 p.m. event that is open to all. The 8-person Governor's Council is the oldest elected body in Massachusetts, predating its statehood. The primary responsibility of the council is to consider the Governor's judicial nominees. “We are proud to host this important debate,” Natick Democratic Town Committee chair Dylan Hayre said in a press release. “Voters should make an informed vote at the primary …
Tuesday, April 3, 2012
Easton selectmen candidates squared off in a debate Monday night
In a debate co-sponsored by Easton Patch, the Easton Journal and Easton Community Access Television, the four Easton selectmen candidates squared off in an hour-long debate on live television Monday night. Incumbent candidates Colleen Corona and Daniel Murphy are fighting to serve for another three years while Finance Committee member Pat Goodman and newcomer Michael Maloney are hoping to win one of the two available seats. The debate was moderated by Easton Patch Editor Patrick Maguire and Easton Journal Editor Donna Whitehead.
Wednesday, December 7, 2011
The five democratic senators looking to square off against Scott Brown met in a forum at Stonehill College Monday.
The five Democrats competing to take on U.S. Senator Scott Brown (R-Wrentham) for his seat in Washington squared off in a 90-minute forum Tuesday night at Stonehill's Martin Institute in Easton. The forum, which was sponsored by the Joseph A. Martin Institute, Wickedlocal.com and WCVB.com, was intended as more of a discussion than a debate, according to Enterprise News and Patriot Ledger Editor Chazy Dowaliby, who moderated. It was just that - as the candidates rarely disagreed on any issue. "I think the ultimate test is defeating Scott Brown," said Wayland Rep. Tom Conroy "That's what it is all about." Conroy was joined on stage by Marisa DeFranco, a North Shore lawyer specializing in immigration; Attorney Jim King of Dover; Herb …
Thursday, September 8, 2011
Who won last night's republican primary debate?
Thursday, September 8, 2011
We'll be asking Easton Patch readers a different question every weekday. Questions could range from local decisions made by officials, to state issues, to national politics and entertainment. Whatever it is, we want to know what EASTON thinks! To answer, use our comments section below. Last night, seven republican candidates squared off, discussing health care, social security and the economy, among other topics. It was the first debate for Texas Governor Rick Perry. Who do you think won last night's republican primary debate?