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Menino tweaks would-be successors at budget briefing

Mayor Thomas M. Menino did not wait long Wednesday to tweak the growing field of city councilors jockeying to succeed him as mayor, taking aim at candidates and poten­tial candidates at his annual budget breakfast in the Eagle Room at City Hall.

Looking at a room filled with almost all of the city’s top officials, Menino
talked about his $2.6 billion budget proposal and noted that several city councilors were ­absent.

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