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'The wound . . . will hurt for the rest of my life'

US Attorney Michael J. Sullivan said that Thomas M. Finneran knew the importance of honesty. US Attorney Michael J. Sullivan said that Thomas M. Finneran knew the importance of honesty.
By Shelley Murphy and Stephanie Ebbert
Globe Staff / January 6, 2007

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Former House speaker Thomas M. Finneran offered an emotional apology yesterday after pleading guilty to obstruction of justice, saying he "shamed" himself when he lied during a civil trial about his role in a redistricting plan that diluted the strength of minority voters in Boston. (Full article: 1080 words)

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