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Drew Bledsoe goes on lobbying blitz for wine bill

It was one long-distance delivery that neither Tom Brady nor his predecessor, Drew Bledsoe, could complete.

When Brady got in touch with the former New England Patriots quarterback three years ago to ask him for a case of the wine Bledsoe makes in his home state of Washington, Bledsoe wanted to oblige his old teammate and fellow Super Bowl XXXVI champion. But because Massachusetts restricts shipments from out-of-state wineries to consumers, the wine was intercepted on its way to Brady. Kind of.

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