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DeLeo does it his way

A low-key speaker, a House divided

Speaker Robert A. DeLeo was seen as a consensus builder. Speaker Robert A. DeLeo was seen as a consensus builder. (Matthew J. Lee/Globe Staff)
By Jenna Russell
Globe Staff / December 19, 2009

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As he rose to power last January, House Speaker Robert A. DeLeo did not look like a leader to inspire sharp divisions. Other legislators described him as approachable and quiet; he promoted himself as a consensus builder. (Full article: 1114 words)

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