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It will not be a dull year!
The New Year is shaping up as potent dope for the political junkie.
The governor’s race, gambling, drama on Smith Hill, and more is on tap in 2010
| January 08, 2010
Thanks for nothing!
We'd like to be thankful, we really would. Change came to Washington this year and the Mad Men returned.
In our first annual list of Rhode Island turkeys, the Phoenix fingers 10 people and institutions that made a bad year even worse
PROVIDENCE PHOENIX STAFF
| November 24, 2009
Kennedy, Catholic Church, and Politics of Compromise
US Representative Patrick Kennedy's confrontation with Providence Bishop Thomas J. Tobin over abortion and health-care reform has soaked up quite a bit of ink.
| November 20, 2009
Judging the Judge
After reading Sunday’s front page BeloJo story, “Support for R.I. Judge not unanimous,” your superior correspondents have to suspect that everything — absolutely everything — is thoroughly politicized.
Committee Doubting Thompson. Plus, The Bish, Rush, and more.
PHILLIPE AND JORGE
| October 30, 2009
New England has made a pretty good case, in recent years, for America's capital of queer.
Why has Rhode Island lagged behind the rest of New England on same-sex marriage legislation?
| April 10, 2009
Lynch sides with Bush in opposing shield law
As he gears up for a gubernatorial run in 2010, Attorney General Patrick C. Lynch has assembled an eclectic and sometimes contrary portfolio of issue-related stances.
| July 09, 2008
Patrick Lynch goes for broke
One small basketball photo lurks inconspicuously on a far wall in the spacious South Main Street office of Attorney General Patrick C. Lynch.
In gunning for Governor, the term-limited AG has little to lose
| January 23, 2008
Bishop’s puzzlement on pro-choice Catholics is misplaced
Dogma doesn’t pay the rent, feed a hungry child, or pay for medicine; nor do arrogance, hypocrisy, or feigned bewilderment.
MARY ANN SORRENTINO
| January 02, 2008
The ProJo's brave new world
The Providence Journal is turning to an unlikely source — high school football — for help.
Will going super-local on the Web strengthen the paper?
| December 05, 2007
Mass court OKs border crossings for RI same-sexers
Now that a Massachusetts judge has found that Rhode Island couples can legally marry in the Bay State, same-sex marriage proponents hope the decision will help rally their troops and enhance their case at the General Assembly in the coming year.
PETER IAN ASEN
| October 04, 2006
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