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BEACON HILL

Democrats try to build on their majority in State House

Governor Deval Patrick and Senator Brian A. Joyce, a neighbor, arrived to vote at St. Mary of the Hills School in Milton. Governor Deval Patrick and Senator Brian A. Joyce, a neighbor, arrived to vote at St. Mary of the Hills School in Milton. (Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff)
By Andrea Estes
Globe Staff / November 5, 2008

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Despite the turmoil that has engulfed Beacon Hill in recent weeks, Democrats yesterday were poised to increase their overwhelming majority in the state Legislature, grabbing at least two seats from the already scant Republican ranks. (Full article: 554 words)

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