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Brown leaves Senate door ajar

NORTH ANDOVER — You would have thought it were a campaign event: Senator Scott Brown, and his wife, Gail Huff, singing along with their daughter, Ayla, as she led a rendition of “Jingle Bells” for the crowd at a trees-for-troops Christmas party.

Brown was in his trademark barn jacket, his green pickup truck parked yards away at Smolak Farms, as person after person came up to him and said they were political supporters.

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