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Late-night strategy

Fear, determination led to plan for filibuster

By Scott S. Greenberger
Globe Staff / February 14, 2004

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The filibuster that halted the Legislature's constitutional convention late Thursday night was born in an anteroom off the House chamber, shortly after lawmakers rolled through a 9 p.m. deadline. The gay-marriage supporters huddled there knew the convention would have to adjourn at midnight, barring a unanimous vote to push on. After two days of emotional, often rancorous debate, they decided ... (Full Article: 680 Words)

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