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Brown’s first vote not the deciding one

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Republican Senator Scott Brown of Massachusetts posed with his trusty old pickup truck - one he drove from Boston to Washington on Sunday - before casting his first Senate vote yesterday. Republican Senator Scott Brown of Massachusetts posed with his trusty old pickup truck - one he drove from Boston to Washington on Sunday - before casting his first Senate vote yesterday. (Brendan Hoffman for The Boston Globe)
By Lisa Wangsness and Matt Viser
Globe Staff / February 10, 2010

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Senator Scott Brown accelerated his swearing-in last week to make sure he could have a say on key pending legislation. But by the time he cast his first vote on the Senate floor yesterday, much of that drama had evaporated. (Full article: 847 words)

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