Republican Dawson Hodgson, left, and Democrat Peter Kilmartin debate on WPRI 12's Newsmakers in October 2014.

Kilmartin, Hodgson battle in heated AG debate

Democratic Attorney General Peter Kilmartin defended himself against a barrage of verbal attacks from Republican challenger Dawson Hodgson during a debate Friday, touting his record as the state’s top prosecutor over the last four years.