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November 27th, 2013
07:16 PM ET

Boston's mayor-elect, 18 years sober

Politicians, drugs, and alcohol - it's a mix all too familiar in recent weeks, as Toronto mayor Rob Ford admits to smoking crack and Rep. Trey Radal was caught with cocaine. Boston's next mayor has his own struggles with alcohol, but after 18 years sober, Marty Walsh, a one-time functioning alcoholic, is headed to city hall. CNN's Poppy Harlow reports.


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