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BC-US--Lawmaker-Choking , 0161

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Lawmaker accused of choking political rival at restaurant<
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LOWELL, Mass. (AP) - A Massachusetts state lawmaker has been accused of choking a political challenger during a chance encounter at a restaurant.
The Lowell Sun reports that Sam Meas made the allegation against Democratic state Rep. Rady Mom in a police report filed May 8.
Meas alleges Mom responded angrily after he tapped his shoulder to say hello ...