Tag Archives: Robert DeLeo

Boston Herald: Put Another Speaker On The Barbie

Could Massachusetts rack up a felonious fourpeat? From today’s Boston Herald: With three predecessors now felons, House Speaker Robert DeLeo starts this week under a cloud of scrutiny as questions linger from Salvatore DiMasi’s trial and investigators sort through a … Continue reading

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Who’s More Ridiculous: Robert DeLeo Or The Boston Herald?

From our Late to the Party desk: Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo (D-Broken Ankle) has decided to goose his profile by cracking down on welfare abuse. To wit (via the Boston Herald): A frustrated House Speaker Robert A. DeLeo is cracking … Continue reading

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Weekly Standard ‘All In’ On Massachusetts Gambling

The hardworking staff at Campaign Outsider is the first to admit that our attention to the Bay State’s casino gambling rumpus has been more occasional than tenacious. Perhaps because of that, we found this Christopher Caldwell piece in the current issue … Continue reading

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Bay State Solons Opposed To Gambling . . . Their Careers

Casino gambling in Massachusetts is already claiming victims. From Wednesday’s Boston Globe piece headlined, “Changes killed with House lining up for casino bill”: After 17 years of serving in the back benches of the House, Representative Elllen Story, an Amherst … Continue reading

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