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A leader in touch, in gear

By Brian C. Mooney
Globe Staff / November 4, 2009

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Detractors compare Tom Menino to the late Richard J. Daley, who ruled Chicago for 21 years, the last of the big-city bosses. But Menino’s style also resembles that of William Donald Schaefer, a political free spirit who governed Baltimore for 16 years in the 1970s and ’80s, famous for phoning in fix-it orders for problems he spotted around the city. (Full article: 904 words)

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