Corruption news for Massachusetts, from the Boston Globe:
A federal appeals court denied a bid by former Massachusetts House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi and Statehouse lobbyist Richard McDonough to remain free on bail while they appeal their corruption convictions, making it all but certain they will have to report to prison at the end of the month.
In a brief ruling dated Monday, a three-judge panel of the 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said DiMasi and McDonough had not demonstrated that there was a substantial likelihood that their appeals would result in a reversal of conviction or an order for a new trial.
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