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Stephen Lynch, Edward Markey vie for union support

WORCESTER — Representative Stephen F. Lynch arrived more than an hour before his rival, and began shaking hands with the two-dozen union steelworkers, carpenters, and retired firefighters sipping beers in a function room at Leo’s ­Ristorante.

“You ask any member of Congress who the labor guy is in the House — it’s me,” Lynch said. “And I’m proud to wear that label.”

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