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Are legislative departures a canary in the coal mine?

Are legislative departures a canary in the coal mine? By GLEN JOHNSON

AP Political Writer BOSTON- Slowing home sales, rising mortgage defaults and decreased consumer spending are signs of a sputtering economy. Are legislative resignations a similar sign of trouble in the House of Representatives? Rep. Paul Casey, D-Winchester, has become the latest in the 160-member House to announce he…

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