The two Democratic candidates for Congress in the Ninth District square off in a debate Thursday night.  The event will take place at the UMass Dartmouth auditorium, starting at 7pm.  Organizing the event is Craig Dutra, Chairman of the Southcoast Business Alliance.

Dutra says William Keating and Sam Sutter have run enthusiastic campaigns and he expects a big crowd.  if you are not planning on attending, you can hear the debate live on AM-1420 WBSM. After the debate, you can call in live with your reaction.  WBSM's Phil Paleologus will be taking your calls Thursday night.