Extended Video: Democrats face off in debate

The leading Democratic candidates for governor debate live on WPRI 12 at the Providence Performing Arts Center in June.
The leading Democratic candidates for governor debate live on WPRI 12 at the Providence Performing Arts Center in June.

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — Providence Mayor Angel Taveras, R.I. General Treasurer Gina Raimondo and former U.S. Education Department Deputy Assistant Secretary Clay Pell faced off on a variety of issues Tuesday evening.

The first televised debate was held on Tuesday, June 10 at the Providence Performing Arts Center.

In the forum moderated by Target 12 Investigator Tim White, the three candidates shared their stance on jobs, the economy, taxes, pensions, and a slew of other issues affecting Rhode Islanders.

On Tuesday, June 17, Cranston Mayor Allan Fung and Barrington businessman Ken Block will square off in the Republican gubernatorial debate. Tickets to that event can be reserved through WPRI.com  

Watch the video above for the full hour-long debate between Taveras, Raimondo, and Pell.

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