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Gleeful Democrats celebrate perks of the party in power

Kennedy enjoys 'new king' quality

Representative Richard E. Neal of Massachusetts looked through his mail in his new office, which has a view of the Capitol -- a benefit of being a member of the majority party. Representative Richard E. Neal of Massachusetts looked through his mail in his new office, which has a view of the Capitol -- a benefit of being a member of the majority party. (Leslie E. Kossoff/for the boston globe)
By Susan Milligan
Globe Staff / January 5, 2007

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WASHINGTON -- A return to Camelot? Not exactly, but devotees of Senator Edward M. Kennedy, sworn in yesterday to his ninth term and made the new chairman of a powerful Senate committee, acted as though the Massachusetts Democrat had been crowned king. And in political terms, he had. (Full article: 812 words)

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