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Week In Review: Politics Can Be Vicious11:58


While the 10th anniversary of Sept. 11 was on the forefront of everyone's mind this week, there was, in fact, other news.

Former Mass. House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi was sentenced to eight years in prison. Republican presidential candidates debated. Meanwhile, President Obama laid out his $447 billion jobs plan.

Radio Boston takes on all of the week's news.


  • Joan Vennochi, columnist, Boston Globe
  • David Bernstein, political reporter, Boston Phoenix

This segment aired on September 9, 2011.

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