Debate: Recession Reality Check

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Moderator Ed Harding asked maybe the most revealing question of the night thus far: Name one thing you, candidate, have done in your own homes to personally adjust in this recession.

Capuano: "Mostly lightbulbs."

Pagliuca: "I've given more time and raised more money for charities."

Coakley: "We cook in a lot more. We eat out less."

Khazei: "We've cut back on spending. We'll cut back on gifts."

This program aired on December 1, 2009. The audio for this program is not available.

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