Fourth Congressional District Issues Debate

CommonWealth magazine presents an issues debate in Massachusetts 4th Congressional District: “The American Dream: Jobs, the economy, and the future of the middle class” will feature Republican Sean Bielat and Democrat Joseph Kennedy III.

Debate Partner: UMass Dartmouth

Moderator: Michael Goodman, Chair, Department of Public Policy at UMass Dartmouth

Questions will be posed by CommonWealth magazine, the Fall River Herald News and the Taunton Daily Gazette, and 1480 WSAR-AM.

Registration is closed but please email us to be put on the waiting list and we will inform you before the event if seating has opened up.

Media are encouraged to RSVP to Christina Prignano at Cprignano@massinc.org.

Today's debate will be livestreamed today for mobile, Apple and Microsoft devices:

Silverlight: http://www.ezstream.com/play/index.cfm?ptype=sl&id=3226A01AFD&Org=EZ&CFID=582365&CFTOKEN=37085564
Windows Media Player: http://www.ezstream.com/play/index.cfm?ptype=wmp&id=3226A01AFD&Org=EZ&CFID=582365&CFTOKEN=37085564
Mobile: m.umassd.ezstream.com

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November 13, 2014
12:00 AM
UMass Boston - Campus Center

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