GOP to concede most local races, but will target Tewksbury/Dracut Senate seat

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By Matt Murphy State House News Service BOSTON -- The state's political history being what it is, the Massachusetts Republican Party hopes to make modest electoral gains at the state level this year, favoring a targeted strategy rather than 
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GOP to concede most local races, but will target Tewksbury/Dracut Senate seat

By Matt Murphy State House News Service BOSTON -- The state's political history being what it is, the Massachusetts Republican Party hopes to make modest electoral gains at the state level this year, favoring a targeted strategy rather than Full Story
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