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Joe Paolino weighs a different kind of mayoral run
It had been rumored for some time.
| April 16, 2010
The first Latino mayor?
Until recently, to talk about Angel Taveras was to talk about the future.
Angel Taveras’s moment suddenly arrives
| April 16, 2010
Representative Patrick J. Kennedy's campaigns were always about something far larger than Rhode Island's First Congressional District, which snakes from Burrillville down through the Blackstone Valley and into Newport.
Kennedy's exit rewrites the political game book.
| February 19, 2010
What’s next for Cicilline?
Providence Mayor David N. Cicilline rode into office seven years ago as the fresh-faced anti-Buddy. Bleach for a soiled City Hall.
After a couple of tough years — and some jabs from Buddy — how bright is his political future?
| January 22, 2010
At the Biltmore, exultation and ecstasy over Obama’s win
Shortly before 9:30 pm on Tuesday, a huge roar went up among the Democratic crowd packing the 17th floor ballroom at the Providence Biltmore.
| November 05, 2008
Cicilline: A go or no for governor?
Call it a case of art imitating life.
His rough patch shows how the mayor’s office remains a tricky launching pad
| July 09, 2008
The battle of the smallest state
Clinton bathed in the intense affection of an adoring crowd, her every statement punctuated by wild applause, chants, and a rising sea of blue signs touting her campaign.
The Rhode Island wields a rare impact as Clinton and Obama go head to head
| February 29, 2008
Pushing to replace Bush
On an overcast night in early June, nearly 100 of US Senator Barack Obama’s local supporters crowded into the Peerless Lofts in downtown Providence.
Rhode Islanders are getting busy while supporting their favorite democrats
| July 11, 2007
As part of its effort to bring Providence into the modern era of professionalized government, the Cicilline administration wants your quarters — lots of them.
A good parking place is hard to find downtown—and with more meters, it will cost you
| February 26, 2007
Separated at birth
Six years ago, when Lincoln Chafee won the US Senate seat to which he’d been appointed after his father’s death, it wouldn’t have been surprising if Sheldon Whitehouse approached him during the victory celebration at Providence Marriott to offer his cong
The partisan difference is the big thing dividing Chafee and whitehouse
| October 25, 2006
Return of the rogue
In December 2002, when Vincent A. “Buddy” Cianci stepped into a car for the drive to his new home at a federal prison in Fort Dix, New Jersey, some thought that life in Rhode Island would never be the same.
Will Buddy Cianci try to make life difficult for Cicilline?
| July 12, 2006
Depena leaving RI Democratic Party post for city job
After attracting mixed reviews during two-and-a-half years in the job, Depena is leaving to take a position next month as executive director of the moribund Providence Human Relations Commission.
| June 14, 2006
John J. Partington was a class act
Serving as Providence’s public safety commissioner during the waning years of Buddy Cianci’s rule must have been a thankless task.
| February 15, 2006
After supplanting Vincent A. “Buddy” Cianci Jr. almost four years ago as the 800-pound gorilla of Providence politics, Mayor David N. Cicilline continues to trumpet an agenda of civic reform and economic development.
Is Cicilline trying to remake the City Council? A department head’s incipient run against an East Side incumbent raises eyebrows
| February 09, 2006
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