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RACE FOR MAYOR | THE CHALLENGERS

Bridging old, new in Boston politics, Flaherty makes his mayoral bid

City Councilor Michael F. Flaherty Jr. greeted a voter through a window while campaigning recently with a team of volunteers in West Roxbury. City Councilor Michael F. Flaherty Jr. greeted a voter through a window while campaigning recently with a team of volunteers in West Roxbury. (Globe Staff Photo / Yoon S. Byun)
By Brian C. Mooney
Globe Staff / August 2, 2009

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The journey of Boston City Councilor Michael F. Flaherty Jr. to this year’s mayoral candidacy began 15 years ago, when he worked in his native South Boston for the campaign of Ralph C. Martin II, a black Republican running for Suffolk district attorney. (Full article: 2484 words)

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