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Childs’s allegiance to GOP scrutinized

Ex-Democrat seeks Frank’s House seat

‘I don’t think the party is as critical as the person,’ said Elizabeth Childs, a Republican running for Congress. ‘I don’t think the party is as critical as the person,’ said Elizabeth Childs, a Republican running for Congress.
By Melissa Tabeek and Kristina Finn
Globe Correspondents / February 20, 2012
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If Brookline psychiatrist and Republican Elizabeth Childs happens to win the race to succeed US Representative Barney Frank in Congress, the rigidly conservative Republicans who control the US House might have reason to wonder about her party allegiance. That’s because Childs has been either a registered Democrat or an unenrolled voter for the last two decades. And she has voted in 11 Democratic state and presidential primaries since 1996, according to a review of her voting records in the Town of Brookline.

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