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Abel Collins occupies Rhode Island politics

Occupy Providence isn't dead. But it's been pretty quiet since it decamped from Burnside Park in January.
Political Science
By DAVID SCHARFENBERG  |  November 02, 2012

Abel hits the web; a bit of groveling; bye, George

Phillipe and Jorge have used the case of Abel Collins, independent Congressional candidate, to highlight Rhode Island's decidedly undemocratic process for electing politicians.
Social vote-getting
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  October 26, 2012

The Smith Hill gang

Well, at least one member of the General Assembly spent the weekend where most of them belong: in jail. We are speaking, of course, of the estimable GOP representative from Portsmouth, Tiverton, Little Compton, and "Lockup: Boston," Daniel Gordon.
Dangerous Dan; kids on a leash; the great Dave Gavitt; more bus fuming
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  September 23, 2011