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Throughout my lifetime, I have always looked forward to inauguration day. Whether my preferred candidate had succeeded or not, this unique in the world peaceful transition of power held a certain democratic beauty. Even if a new president's ideology did more
With half of her term already transpired, has Governor Gina Raimondo taken courageous political stands or has she preferred to focus on building a public relations portfolio? Every politician is driven by ambition. Ideally, a leader must find a pathway more
Not to be outdone by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo in a chance to receive national recognition, our Governor Gina Raimondo has proposed a free public institution tuition program for Rhode Island students. The Rhode Island's Promise Scholarship Program more
One could have expected that the most unorthodox candidate in United States history to be elected to the presidency would probably choose the most inordinate cabinet. That expectation is being … more
By HERB WEISS Almost two months ago when GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump trounced his Democratic challenger Hillary Clinton and his party took control of both chambers of Congress. Trump's surprising victory stunned both voters and political more
We here in the Ocean State are used to dealing with the inefficiencies of government. We know that we do not receive adequate goods and services for our taxpayer dollars. We also are aware that despite having a bloated government in regard to the more
Gifts are not customary at funerals, or for that matter programs printed on newsprint. Then again, the deceased was far from being ordinary. Roswell Bosworth Jr. died Feb. 7. He was 90 and as I learned at his service Saturday at St. Michael's Church in more
By LONNIE BARHAM Donald J. Trump was not my first choice, nor my second, third or forth choice, to lead the Republican Party into the November presidential election. Though I ultimately voted for him over Hillary Clinton and another eight years of weak, more
Well the first presidential debate of the 2016 campaign season has come and gone, and most voters have been rendered nonplussed by the experience. The hope of supporters and undecided voters was that a positive picture of the candidates' policies, more
In the last two weeks, we have witnessed both the vice presidential debate and the second presidential debate. The after effects of these forums were not a clearer understanding of the issues, nor an explanation of the intricacies of policy. Instead, we more
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