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Syria foremost on Kennedy constituents’ minds

SOMERSET — Jean Dias had one thing on her mind when she showed up at the local police headquarters Saturday to meet US Representative Joseph P. Kennedy — whether the freshman legislator will support or oppose military action in Syria.

“I want you to vote no,” said Dias, urging the congressman take care of problems at home, like unemployment and the languishing economy. “Do I have a solution? That’s why we voted for you and Barack Obama.”

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