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McDonald, Marchione spar in contentious debate

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Accusations, insults and jeering were prevalent throughout Tuesday evening in a Russell Sage College auditorium, where an excited crowd demonstrated how close -- and nasty -- the battle for the Republican nomination in the 43rd state Senate District has become. The tone of the candidates, incumbent Roy McDonald and Saratoga County Clerk Kathy Marchione wasn’t much better, though, as they seized on many of the talking points being shouted sporadically from the unruly audience or ...


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smith
September 12, 2012
12:54 p.m.

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I noticed that David's blog didn't say where Roy's "large" contributions came from and how much they were, but he gave names and amounts for Kathy's.
Roy is so concerned over Marchione's pay but doesn't have much to say about his taking political favors and a half million dollars in exchange for his vote. Why no news from you on that??

robbump
September 15, 2012
9:20 p.m.

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<sarcasm>Gee, I would have thought that they would have sparred a LITTLE about McDonald's vote on same-sex marriage. I guess that issue wasn't as important to them nor the audience as I thought. </sarcasm>

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