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PAC drops phone calls for Lynch that seized on tragedy

Campaign says it had no role in ad

A political action committee that issued automated campaign calls to boost Democratic US Senate candidate Stephen F. Lynch said Thursday that it would halt the advertising, after Lynch disavowed the message that seized on the tragedy at the Boston Marathon.

“All of us share the shock and sorrow of the recent events in Boston,” said the automated calls, recorded on answering machines Wednesday.

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