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DiMasi: Speaker No Longer A 'Lonely Job'

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The 186th Massachusetts legislature convened on Beacon Hill Wednesday. The opening session was filled with pomp and circumstance.

First, and only, order of business on this day: lawmakers elect their leaders for the new two-year term.

House Speaker Sal DiMasi won a third term. Click on the listen link to hear his speech to the Democratic caucus.

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