Michael F. Flaherty, president of the City Council, shared a laugh with Marion B. Randolph during a party in Roxbury. Flaherty answered questions at the party, as he campaigns for his fourth term.

He is wooing wider support for reelection and future hopes

By Lisa Wangsness
Globe Staff / October 5, 2005

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The chicken wings have been served, and the party guests have been quieted. Michael F. Flaherty Jr. is standing in a tiny Roxbury kitchen doing the familiar work of all campaigning politicians, trying to win votes from an unfamiliar audience. In gray suit and immaculate gray hair, the City Council president from South Boston drifts through topics: affordable housing, drug ... (Full article: 1123 words)

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