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State Senator Linda Dorcena Forry hosted the event.
Rep. Stephen Lynch and Senator Elizabeth Warren sang a tune.
The event is a time for jokes, including one by House Speaker Robert DeLeo, right, and Senate President Therese Murray.
Senator Edward Markey offered his insights.
Mayor Walsh made reference to the Globe during a joke.
Attorney General Martha Coakley attended the event.
State Treasurer Steve Grossman sat beside Senator Edward Markey.
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Forry was the first woman, first Haitian-American, and first Dorchester resident to host the event.
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