With the glitz of the campaign in his rearview mirror, Governor Deval Patrick has returned to Massachusetts and is forced to give his full attention to the less glamorous world of the State House, where he faces a host of potentially explosive issues that will sorely challenge his ability to shape his legacy during the last two years of his governorship. With scandals engulfing two state agencies, shuffling of key staff, and severe fiscal problems, Patrick will have to draw on his best leadership skills.
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