An emotional DeLeo bids farewell

Long-serving speaker thanks colleagues, reflects on accomplishments 

TWELVE YEARS AFTER he assumed power amid a punishing economic recession, Speaker Robert DeLeo took his leave during the unprecedented upheaval of a pandemic, delivering farewell remarks on Tuesday afternoon to a largely empty House chamber with most members watching remotely via video livestream.   “While this isn’t a farewell speech that I’ve contemplated, I’m(...)

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