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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