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The Rhode Island State House. (Photo courtesy: Kumar Appaiah-Wikimedia Commons)

Feds Raid Home, Office Of RI House Speaker

Law enforcement officials raided the office and home of House Speaker Gordon Fox on Friday as part of an investigation by the U.S. attorney’s office, the FBI, IRS and state police.

03/21/2014

Massachusetts State House. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Deadline Looms For Mass. Legislative Panels To Recommend Bills

Bills that aren’t recommended by committees by Wednesday face a slim chance of becoming law in the session that ends July 31.

03/16/2014

House Speaker Robert DeLeo

Keller @ Large: DeLeo: House Would Override Patrick Veto Of ‘3 Strikes’ Bill

House Speaker Robert DeLeo told WBZ-TV a key amendment being promoted by Gov. Deval Patrick to the “three-strikes” bill toughening penalties for repeat violent offenders “would really gut the bill.”

07/27/2012

In this Nov. 12, 2009 file photo, former Massachusetts House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi leaves federal court in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, File)

Convicted Ex-Mass. Speaker DiMasi Denied Bail

A federal judge has denied former House Speaker Sal DiMasi’s motion to allow him to stay out of prison while he appeals his conviction on corruption charges.

09/23/2011

Sal DiMasi answers questions outside federal court, June 15, 2011. (Photo by Bernice Corpuz)

Former House Speaker DiMasi Makes Emotional Plea For Leniency

Sal DiMasi stood before the Judge to argue he’s a changed man. He told Judge Wolf, “I appear before you today a broken man.”

09/08/2011

Former Mass. House Speaker Sal DiMasi outside court on Wednesday, June 15, 2011.

Federal Judge Denies DiMasi Appeal

The federal judge who presided over the corruption trial of former Massachusetts House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi denied a defense bid for a new trial.

08/30/2011

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Enough Already! Shame On Washington

Ya want to know what burns my tush……even more than a flame about three feet off the floor? Our government….from top to bottom…..from Beacon Hill to Capitol Hill…..from the White House to the Out House…our government is one gigantic embarrassment.

07/31/2011

Sal DiMasi arrives at federal court Friday, May 27, 2011. (Photo by Doug Cope)

DiMasi Trial Expected To Go To Jury On Monday

During closing arguments, a lawyer for former Massachusetts House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi has told jurors the government’s case is one of “inference upon inference upon inference.”

06/10/2011

In this Nov. 12, 2009 file photo, former Massachusetts House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi leaves federal court in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, File)

Ex-Patrick Budget Chief: DiMasi Pushed Contract

A former budget official for Gov. Deval Patrick has testified that she was repeatedly pressed by former Massachusetts House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi to sign off on a multimillion-dollar software contract.

05/25/2011

In this Nov. 12, 2009 file photo, former Massachusetts House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi leaves federal court in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, File)

Key Witness Ends DiMasi Corruption Trial Testimony

A key witness in the federal corruption trial of former Massachusetts House Speaker Salvatore Dimasi has wrapped up his testimony.

05/20/2011

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