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House votes to expel Rep. Carlos Henriquez

State representative was convicted of assaulting woman

The Massachusetts House voted today to expel Representative Carlos Henriquez, a Dorchester Democrat who had been convicted on two counts of misdemeanor assault in a July 2012 attack on a woman he knew.

The House voted, 146-5, after about an hour and a half of debate that included Henriquez taking the floor to declare his innocence.

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