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Vowing reform, DeLeo takes reins in House

Calls for unity after battle for speaker's post

Robert A. DeLeo raised the speaker's gavel yesterday after being elected to lead the Massachusetts House. Governor Deval Patrick (left) attended the ceremony. Robert A. DeLeo raised the speaker's gavel yesterday after being elected to lead the Massachusetts House. Governor Deval Patrick (left) attended the ceremony. (Globe Staff Photo / Bill Greene)
By Andrea Estes
Globe Staff / January 29, 2009

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It was déjà vu, Beacon Hill style. They did it three weeks ago. And here they were again yesterday, members of the House of Representatives, choosing a speaker. (Full article: 837 words)

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