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Jeff Jacoby

O'Neill's crumbling legacy

By Jeff Jacoby
Globe Columnist / July 19, 2006

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ALL POLITICS is local, Tip O'Neill famously said, and it surely doesn't get any more local than when a 6,000-pound slab from a project championed by the late House speaker falls on a 38-year-old newlywed from Jamaica Plain, crushing her to death as her husband drives her to the airport. O'Neill died in 1994, but the political culture he epitomized ... (Full article: 762 words)

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