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Opinion

JOAN VENNOCHI

Bill Weld’s lesson for GOP — learn to dance with Democrats

He delivered a pro-choice speech to a national Republican convention and was booed by delegates. He offered to vouch for Hillary Clinton’s integrity when she was under attack as first lady. He officiated at a wedding that joined together two gay men who served in his administration.

And, in 2008, he endorsed Barack Obama, calling him a “once-in-a-lifetime candidate who will transform our politics and restore America’s standing in the world.”

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