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Forry victory highlights South Boston’s shifting political scene

Governor Deval Patrick took to the podium at the postprimary Democratic Party unity breakfast at the Omni Parker House Wednesday to rally his party around its US ­Senate nominee.

But first, Patrick addressed Tuesday’s other Democratic primary, one that was more bitter and competitive and that threatened to divide a state Senate district that is home to the complex political powers of South Boston and Dorchester.

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