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The Newton Democrat at the Dartmouth forum that has drawn more notice than his current task. The Newton Democrat at the Dartmouth forum that has drawn more notice than his current task. (Darren McCollester/ Getty Images)
By Sasha Issenberg
Globe Correspondent / August 25, 2009

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NEW BEDFORD - US Representative Barney Frank became a YouTube star last week after a town-hall meeting in which he likened a constituent to household furniture, but much of his summer has been spent in uncommon quietude. (Full article: 1081 words)

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