Double trouble could doom Deval Patrick’s political future

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Tom Whalen, College of General Studies

Gov. Deval Patrick’s possible White House ambitions took two big hits yesterday that observers say could spell doom for his political future, with the escalating drug lab scandal now above 40,000 tainted cases and the state making the top three nationwide in welfare handouts…

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“It never rains, it pours. There’s a growing perception things are getting bad, and where is he? Rightfully or wrongfully, he needs to address that. About a year ago he seemed like he has the potential to be a major player. Now you begin to wonder if these latest disasters will bring him down.”

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