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The Feds bus convicted former speaker Sal DiMasi to Worcester, sending Beacon Hill into a panic

For nearly a year and a half, Beacon Hill has been operating under the specter of the Massachusetts Probation Department patronage scandal.
Sal's baaaaaack!
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  February 24, 2012
DiMasi and some vague justice

Curbing corruption with a catch-all

Sal DiMasi is no saint, but that doesn't mean he's a criminal. His behavior makes us grimace, but it simply doesn't amount to a state or federal felony.
Vague Justice?
By HARVEY SILVERGLATE  |  June 24, 2011