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Negative mailer deems John Connolly ‘son of privilege’

The gloves came off in the Boston mayor’s race this weekend, as an outside group spending money on behalf of state Representative Martin J. Walsh sent out a mailer this weekend blasting city councilor John R. Connolly’s upbringing and career path.

The mailer, which was paid for by Working America and was provided to the Globe by the Connolly campaign, shows photos of both men and asks “Which candidate has the drive and vision to lead us forward?”

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