Tea Party Candidate Fisher Has Lot Of Ground To Make Up

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With just one weekend left before Tuesday's primary, Tea Party-inspired gubernatorial candidate Mark Fisher has plenty of ground to make up.

The latest WBUR tracking poll places Fisher behind Republican frontrunner Charlie Baker by more than 50 points.

For the final interview in our series of conversations with the Democratic and Republican gubernatorial candidates, the business owner and first-time politician from Shrewsbury stopped by the WBUR studios. We asked him to define, in his own words, what it means to be a Tea Party Republican. Listen to our full interview above.

This segment aired on September 5, 2014.

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