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Money issues dominate final televised debate on Scottish independence
Money issues dominate final televised debate on Scottish independence

The campaigns for and against Scottish independence held a final televised debate Monday night in Glasgow that polls suggested was won by Scotland’s First Minister Alex Salmond. It was a victory he sorely needed: His “Yes” campaign has consistently trailed in polls leading up to the Sept. 18 referendum on whether to secede from Great Britain. A poll conducted for Britain’s Guardian newspaper showed 71% of respondents saw Salmond as the victor in his debate against Alistair Darling, a former British finance minister who heads the campaign against secession. Darling pressed his opponent hard over questions such as which currency an independent Scotland will use...

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