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John R. Connolly launches bid for Boston mayor

Councilor John R. Connolly packed a hotel ballroom Wednesday night for the kickoff of his bid for mayor, urging supporters to embrace a new generation of leadership in Boston.

In a forceful speech, he outlined his vision for a city where, he said, entrenched power has stifled progress. Connolly promised “a more inclusive City Hall that listens,” built on the “need for new ideas, new energy, and new leadership.”

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