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New York Times misses the mark with Woonsocket column

Rhode Island's fiscal woes have attracted plenty of national press, much of it unflattering. But if the locals have grumbled a bit about the stories, they've been forced to concede their basic veracity.
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By DAVID SCHARFENBERG  |  June 22, 2012

Ordinary people

Democracy is a messy system of government. Its basic tenets encourage the ignorant masses to react based on emotional appeals, thereby overwhelming the reasoned judgments of the educated elite.
Mark your ballots
By AL DIAMON  |  April 27, 2012
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GOP legislators stick with ALEC

Faced with a campaign asking him and seven other Republican legislators to quit the controversial conservative lobbyist-legislator coalition ALEC — the American Legislative Exchange Council — House assistant majority leader Andre Cushing, of Hampden, sa
After Trayvon
By LANCE TAPLEY  |  April 27, 2012
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Who is behind the controversial regulatory takings bill?

Who is behind the controversial regulatory takings bill?
On the takings
By COLIN WOODARD  |  December 23, 2011

LePage’s Koch Brothers connection revealed

If you're looking for a poster child for the corrupting influence of corporate money in politics, you'd have a hard time doing better than the American Legislative Exchange Council.
Corporate coziness
By COLIN WOODARD  |  September 09, 2011