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A grueling election cycle, partisan vitriol, and our recent local bitter public debate on homelessness underscore not just deep differences in opinions, but real animosity even between and within … more
As election officials, it is our sworn responsibility to ensure that every eligible Rhode Islander can access the ballot and trust the integrity of our elections. Free and fair elections are vital to … more
STORY OF THE WEEK From a marketing standpoint, the idea of enlisting a 96-year-old WWII vet to make the ceremonial first purchase of recreational cannabis at the Slater Compassion Center was … more
MEGABUCKS The big surplus gives Gov. McKee a lot of latitude for his next budget release in January. Here are initial reactions, via statement, to the windfall. House Speaker Joe Shekarchi: … more
The Holidays are quickly approaching. It’s time to make a gift list. When choosing a gift for your parents or grandparents, put some extra thought into it. Gift giving can be a satisfying and … more
STORY OF THE WEEK Every now and then, the tectonic plates of Rhode Island politics shift, as campaign season fades and a fresh batch of leaders takes on new roles. We’re seeing that to some … more
STORY OF THE WEEK Allan Fung was visibly deflated when he walked into Twin Oaks last week to hug supporters and concede defeat in a campaign that many people expected him to win. Two elements made … more
Veterans Day is Friday, November 11, 2022, a time to express our gratitude to the women and men who have proudly served in the military to preserve our freedoms. For many Americans, the holiday can … more
STORY OF THE WEEK The out-of-town frame on the CD2 race is mainly about how a potential win by GOP candidate Allan Fung in a Democrat-leaning Rhode Island reflects a tough national outlook for … more
STORY OF THE WEEK What’s more surprising – that CD2 Democrat Jim Langevin said nice things about Republican Allan Fung when Langevin endorsed a fellow Dem during the primary, or that … more
STORY OF THE WEEK  It was easy to anticipate the dynamic heading into two gubernatorial debates last week: Gov. Dan McKee would try to use the typical incumbent tack of avoiding miscues; GOP … more
In 2022, an interesting phenomenon has appeared in Rhode Island politics. For some reason, numerous candidates have popped up, asking for votes, when they’ve never been involved in the … more
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