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Liberal bastions lament as the blue fades

“It is a little unsettling to realize that more people in this state want to vote [Republican] than I would have suspected, so that does make me feel a little isolated,’’ said Annabel Gill at the 1369 Coffee House in Cambridge. “It is a little unsettling to realize that more people in this state want to vote [Republican] than I would have suspected, so that does make me feel a little isolated,’’ said Annabel Gill at the 1369 Coffee House in Cambridge. (John Tlumacki/Globe Staff)
By David Filipov
Globe Staff / January 22, 2010

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They filed in and out of coffeehouses, all but crying in their cappuccinos, barely touching their carrot cake muffins, still in shock that Scott Brown - a Republican! - had been elected to the US Senate in the state that pioneered universal health care, legalized same-sex marriage, and normally sends 12 Democrats to Congress. (Full article: 894 words)

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