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Opinion

JOAN VENNOCHI

Lynch, the party outsider

Steve Lynch is right.

The Democrats who control his party didn’t want him to run for US Senate. And, once he defied them, the national party — aided by local enforcer John Walsh, who heads the state committee — would naturally work against his campaign to beat Ed Markey.

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