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Compassionate or coercive?

The election of Barack Obama has inspired dread among pro-lifers nationwide. But for the Rhode Island wing of the movement, the anxiety goes back quite a bit farther.
Pro-life pregnancy counselors say they are offering women hope, but critics see manipulation
By DAVID SCHARFENBERG  |  September 18, 2009

Nailing the GOP

New England Congressmen are sitting on some key committees
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  January 24, 2007

The Pah-ty's ovah

For the past six years, the Republican-run federal government has been free to waste money, reward friends, and act incompetently, knowing that their misdeeds would go unexposed by the legislative branch. Nailing the GOP: New England Congressmen are si
Congressional reps from New England are poised to lead the attack on Republican waste and fraud
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  January 24, 2007


In the wake of FEMA’s piss-poor response to the devastation wrought by Hurricane Katrina, the agency repeatedly insisted it had been prepared for the disaster.
You know it, we know it, and the Department of Homeland Security knew it, too
By DAVID BERNSTEIN  |  March 24, 2006