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GOP relying on political neophytes to retake Senate

Anti-D.C. wave fuels campaigns

By Matt Viser
Globe Staff / September 5, 2010

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They are political newcomers — some buoyed by personal wealth, others running on little more than populist heat — who have tapped the anti-Washington vein of the American electorate. But while they are riding high on voter discontent, these candidates, who are crucial to GOP hopes of retaking the Senate, are among the least politically experienced contenders in a generation. (Full article: 1375 words)

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