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Baker’s choice indicative of Mass. GOP’s uniqueness

Pick seen as nod to moderate wing

Richard Tisei spoke at a press conference after being introduced by gubernatorial candidate Charlie Baker. Richard Tisei spoke at a press conference after being introduced by gubernatorial candidate Charlie Baker. (Pat Greenhouse/ Globe Staff)
By Brian C. Mooney
Globe Staff / November 24, 2009

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By selecting Senator Richard R. Tisei to be his running mate, gubernatorial candidate Charlie Baker is trying to take Massachusetts Republicans back to the future - 1990, to be specific, when the puny political party bounced back as the voice of fiscal conservatism and social moderation and began a 16-year hold on the governorship. (Full article: 1009 words)

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