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Within 2 Weeks, Mass. Senate Is Roiled By 2 Scandals05:09

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Over the past two weeks, the state Senate has been dealing with two scandals.

Former Sen. Brian Joyce faces a federal indictment with more than 100 charges, including racketeering, wire fraud, extortion and money laundering.

And Senate President Stan Rosenberg stepped down on Monday amid an investigation of sexual assault allegations against his husband, Bryon Hefner.

Lauren Dezenski, a reporter for POLITICO Massachusetts, joined WBUR's Weekend Edition host Sharon Brody to discuss the situation.

This segment aired on December 10, 2017.


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