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Brown, 4 others in GOP break ranks to advance jobs bill

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Senator Scott Brown, Republican of Massachusetts, spoke with reporters yesterday after he voted to end debate on a jobs bill. Senator Scott Brown, Republican of Massachusetts, spoke with reporters yesterday after he voted to end debate on a jobs bill. (Harry Hamburg/ Associated Press)
By Susan Milligan
Globe Staff / February 23, 2010

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WASHINGTON - Senator Scott Brown came into office as someone who could deliver the pivotal vote for the GOP to halt Democratic initiatives. But yesterday, Brown delivered for the Democrats, helping them advance a jobs bill President Obama and his party seek. (Full article: 779 words)

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