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Patrick backs push to appoint successor

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By Frank Phillips
Globe Staff / August 27, 2009

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Governor Deval L. Patrick, breaking his silence on the future of Edward M. Kennedy’s Senate seat, yesterday embraced Kennedy’s request that the governor be given the power to appoint someone to the seat until voters can choose a permanent successor in a special election. (Full article: 884 words)

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