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The Quiet Power of Jack Reed

As he closes out his second six-year term in the Senate, perhaps the most elite club in politics, Reed is the subject of ongoing speculation about his future.
Without seeking the spotlight, the senator and his star continue to rise
By IAN DONNIS  |  August 13, 2008

The fate of Dutch liberal chic

AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands — Civil libertarians from Los Angeles to Estonia gathered here last week to survey the status of free speech and liberal democracy in Europe, as it is being redefined by Islamic immigrants.
Amsterdam postcard
By DUSTIN A. LEWIS  |  August 30, 2006

Laffey attacks from the center

When Cranston Mayor Stephen P. Laffey announced last week that he didn’t even want the state Republican Party’s endorsement it marked a textbook move in the upstart’s stiff Republican primary challenge to US Senator Lincoln Chafee.
The Cranston conservative needs to broaden his support if he’s going to oust Chafee
By IAN DONNIS  |  July 11, 2006