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In Obama's Washington, The Commonwealth Has Clout

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By Monica Brady-Myerov (WBUR)

Massachusetts Democrats are in Washington gearing up for the inauguration of Barack Obama.

Although the early speculation about Patrick and other prominent politicians joining Obama's cabinet did not come to fruition, Massachusetts as a state is well positioned to influence legislation — and the new president. WBUR's Monica Brady-Myerov reports from Washington.

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