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Political Intelligence

Mass. delegates to GOP convention enjoy special perks

TAMPA — Matthew Sisk was a teenager delivering newspapers around Braintree when he noticed story after story in 1994 about an upstart Republican challenging a Democratic icon, Edward M. Kennedy, for a seat in the US Senate.

Sisk admired that challenger’s moxie, so he persuaded some schoolmates to join him outside Faneuil Hall in Boston to wave signs for Mitt Romney during one of his debates with Kennedy.

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