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Politics

Brian McGrory

Coakley, Cahill need to save face after mistrial

Martha and Tim, you need to get together — now. You need to sit across from each other at a conference table, a lunch table, a kitchen table, a blackjack table, doesn’t matter, and make this whole miserable case go away.

Amazingly, after a 17-month investigation, after a laborious 26-day trial involving 170 exhibits and testimony from 24 witnesses, Martha Coakley and Tim Cahill finish in a perfect position to help each other out.

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