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The U.S. Supreme Court building stands quietly before dawn in Washington, Friday, Oct. 5, 2018. (J. David Ake/AP)
The U.S. Supreme Court building stands quietly before dawn in Washington, Friday, Oct. 5, 2018. (J. David Ake/AP)

Our series of political debates with the Boston Globe and UMass Boston continues Thursday with a conversation about ballot Question 2.

If it passes, Question 2 would create a citizen commission of 15 people that would research and recommend a constitutional amendment to overturn the Supreme Court decision in Citizens United v. FEC.

A "yes" vote would create the commission; a "no" vote would not.

We start the hour with a brief conversation about the modern history of money in politics and what the current rules allow.

Above, you can watch our Facebook Live of the debate or you can also view it on our Facebook page. The audio is available atop this post.

Guests

Kenneth Vogel, New York Times reporter, author of "Big Money." He tweets @kenvogel.

Jeff Clements, president of American Promise, representing Yes on 2. He tweets @clementsjeff.

Paul Craney, spokesperson for Massachusetts Fiscal Alliance, representing No on 2. He tweets @pauldiegocraney.

This segment aired on October 18, 2018.

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