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A rocky alliance

Some wonder if Patrick, DiMasi can put aside differences to get the state's business done

Governor Deval Patrick appeared with House Speaker Salvatore F. DiMasi and Senate President Therese Murray at a press conference earlier this month. Patrick says that he, DiMasi, and Murry have been building a relationship for the last 13 months. Governor Deval Patrick appeared with House Speaker Salvatore F. DiMasi and Senate President Therese Murray at a press conference earlier this month. Patrick says that he, DiMasi, and Murry have been building a relationship for the last 13 months. (Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff)
By Matt Viser
Globe Staff / February 27, 2008

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House Speaker Salvatore F. DiMasi sat with his legs crossed, staring into space. He went over his prepared remarks, scratched his head. He did everything, it seemed, but pay attention to the person speaking at the podium, Governor Deval Patrick. (Full article: 1898 words)

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