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First Amendment battle in the Bucket
As regular readers of this column know, Jorge is a native of Pawtucket. It was with great pride that I attended the celebration at McCoy Stadium this past Tuesday evening, commemorating the 125th anniversary of the city's incorporation.
A Catholic controversy; Taibbi’s straight talk; dandy Don; wisdom from Warren
PHILLIPE AND JORGE
| August 26, 2011
City Council on the cusp of change
In Rhode Island's most dynamic political season in years, one set of intriguing races is getting short shrift: the Providence City Council contests.
| July 09, 2010
Obama backers rap Clinton contributions from Textron
Textron’s work for the defense industry has a controversial past.
| February 20, 2008
The Republican primary for US Senate is, in many ways, a fight between the GOP of past and present.
Chafee and Whitehouse for us senate; Roberts and de Ramel for state offices; plus, Langevin, the general assembly, and the Providence city council
PROVIDENCE PHOENIX STAFF
| September 07, 2006
The blacks try to get back in the game
If ever there were a golden opportunity to increase black political representation in Rhode Island, it would be this fall’s City Council elections in Providence, home to the largest black community in the state.
Increased political organizing is targeted after years of lethargy
| August 18, 2006
In 2002, it was no mere coincidence that David N. Cicilline’s Providence mayoral campaign placed its campaign headquarters on Elmwood Avenue, in the heart of the capital city’s Latino community.
Providence remains the political base for RI’s Latinos
| August 17, 2006
Providence council races start to take shape
This year’s Providence City Council races — in which at least two strong supporters of Mayor David N. Cicilline seem inclined to challenge incumbents, and several Latino candidates are taking on old-school councilors — promise to make for riveting polit
| May 17, 2006
A progressive Providence Dem targets the state Senate
With state Senator Frank Caprio waging an early, highly visible, and thus-far uncontested campaign for state treasurer, Craig O’Connor, a progressive Providence Democrat making his first electoral run, has built a strong foundation to chase the seat bein
| February 23, 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
While some individuals might question what they can do to help distant workers toiling in exploitative sweatshops, a number of US cities have taken a stand by passing ordinances requiring that municipal purchases of uniforms and sports gear pass a swea
Anti-sweatshop initiative touted in Providence
| January 18, 2006
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