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Stephen Lynch’s campaign attacks take risks

With less than a week until the US Senate primary, US Representative Stephen F. Lynch is suddenly on the offensive, lacing into US Representative Edward J. Markey on ­security-related issues in the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombings.

Lynch’s abrupt decision to put the emotionally charged issues at the center of his campaign has jolted the low-key race and given the South Boston Democrat an opening against a rival who has a strong advan­tage in polls, fund-raising, and support from the party base.

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