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Brown sharpens attacks as Warren woos voters

Rips her work on asbestos case; she gets Menino nod

A day after trading charges in their first debate, Senator Scott Brown and Democratic challenger Elizabeth Warren charted two different courses on Friday: Brown intensified his attacks, while Warren rallied voters with the help of her newly minted supporter, ­Mayor Thomas M. Menino.

Amplifying an argument that he made in Thursday night’s debate, Brown sought to undercut Warren’s reputation as a consumer advocate by highlighting her work as an attorney for an insurance company in an asbestos lawsuit.

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