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John J. Loughlin II
Loughlin, returning from Iraq, faces a tough challenge
John J. Loughlin II — Army Reservist, former state representative, and all-but-official Republican candidate for Congress — is due back in Rhode Island late this month after a seven-month deployment in Iraq. And he'll encounter a political scene quite d
Political Science Dept.
| December 02, 2011
From top cop to capitol hill?
It is hard to imagine a better Republican candidate for Rhode Island's First Congressional District than Colonel Brendan Doherty, the retired superintendent of state police.
Former State Police superintendent Brendan Doherty could mount a serious challenge to Congressman David Cicilline. But first he has to tame his restive GOP
| August 19, 2011
Cicilline on the hot seat
It's been a brutal couple of months for Providence mayor-turned-freshman Congressman David Cicilline.
But he's not cooked yet
| April 29, 2011
Nine things to watch for on Election Day
It is, perhaps, a sign of a troubling derangement. But I'll say it anyway: I'm going to miss this election season when it's over.
Solidarity forever! Tea Party froth! Providence Rising!
| October 29, 2010
Why Lincoln Chafee deserves your vote
Many Rhode Islanders are still undecided about the governor's race. Until this week, the Phoenix , too, was torn.
A man of expansive yet commonsensical vision, with a rare political courage
PROVIDENCE PHOENIX STAFF
| October 29, 2010
Flying blind: A primary-season post-mortem
With little public polling on the most hotly contested races in memory, Rhode Island’s pundit class was in the dark as the primary approached. But could the presence of a high-profile gay candidate make opinion surveys suspect anyway?
With little public polling on the most hotly contested races in memory, Rhode Island’s pundit class was in the dark as the primary approached
| September 17, 2010
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