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Are Civil (Liberties) Unions America's Best Hope?

Ron Paul and Barney Frank make odd bedfellows, but one hopes theirs is more than a one-night-stand.
Freedom Watch
By HARVEY A. SILVERGLATE AND DANIEL R. SCHWARTZ  |  July 15, 2011
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Whitehouse: Pushing to pull the truth about Bush's war skullduggery from under bus

Rhode Island's Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse had a Joseph Welch moment during last week's Senate Judiciary Committee hearing.
Digging deep
By PETER VOSKAMP  |  March 11, 2009
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Granite up for grabs

Presidential candidates and their surrogates spend most of their time in high-population, close-contest areas.
Why McCain, Obama, and their supporters are swooping down on New Hampshire
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  September 17, 2008
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Clinton fatigue

This past week, Vermont senator Patrick Leahy urged Hillary Clinton  to quit the Democratic race in the interests of party unity.
What is driving the widespread movement pressuring Hillary to drop out, even though she is very much still in the race?
By STEVEN STARK  |  April 02, 2008
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Mowed down

Libby describes Leahy’s spot on the committee as “good for new England — because without that voice we’d be invisible.”
The federal Farm Bill leaves Mainers in the dust
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  August 15, 2007
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New bill may offer a lift to BSR and other small broadcasters

This makes it one of the rare stations whose programming is driven by taste rather than the bottom line.
Sounds
By JESSICA KERRY  |  July 25, 2007


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Expanding the cloak of secrecy

Make no mistake: the Bush administration is attempting to codify Nixonian secrecy as official constitutional doctrine.
Bush’s unrivaled claims to executive privilege deprive Americans of the basic info they need to act as citizens
By EDITORIAL  |  July 03, 2007
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Carrying the banner

It is always nice to see Little Rhody looking good on the national scene.
Whitehouse impresses in the nation’s capital
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  May 02, 2007

Charting New England


The six states' political stats and facts
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  January 03, 2007
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Keep the Internet free and open to all

The Internet may not be free for much longer. The Broadband, "God Save the Internet" (mp3) "The Death of the Internet." Commentary by COANews.org Support the Internet Freedom Preservation Act? Email your senator.  
Plus: Bush’s war, Kerry’s call to get out, and Clinton’s silence
By EDITORIAL  |  June 15, 2006
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Alito: public enemy

How much damage will a conservative Court do?
The Phoenix editorial
By EDITORIAL  |  January 25, 2006