Political Headlines - February 4, 2013


  • DiMasi appeal to test ruling on bribery: The case of former House speaker Salvatore DiMasi and a lobbyist friend could help to redefine the standards for political bribery in federal courts. Globe metro reporter Milton J. Valencia elaborates.




  • State Senate seat may slip from Southie: Jack Hart's exit may serve as catalyst for an election that could send sparks flying, if it ends up pitting South Boston against Dorchester. Globe metro columnist Adrian Walker reports.