Topic: Politics and Election Coverage
Posted on 11/1/2018
Hearstís ABC affiliate WCVB Boston hosted a live, one-hour prime time gubernatorial debate on November 1 between incumbent Gov. Charlie Baker and Democratic challenger Jay Gonzalez. WCVB Anchor Maria Stephanos and Boston Universityís WBUR-FM host Bob Oakes moderated the event, with panelists from WBUR-FM, The Boston Globe, the University of Massachusetts and Western Mass News. WCVB also partnered with statewide media outlets to host a live, prime-time U.S. Senate race debate on October 30 between incumbent Senator Elizabeth Warren and State Representative Geoff Diehl.
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