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Patrick rips rival transit package

Governor Deval Patrick swiped back at legislators Thursday, threatening to veto the less ambitious transportation revenue proposal put forth by the two branches in what is amounting to an increasingly public and pointed fight among state leaders.

Patrick, in a 35-minute State House news conference, went so far as to intimate that House Speaker Robert A. DeLeo and Senate President Therese Murray were refusing to compromise with a governor of their own party.

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