Ed Markey http://ripr.org en The Republican Party's huge New England Problem http://ripr.org/post/republican-partys-huge-new-england-problem <p>Rhode Island and the rest of New England have become foreign territory for Republicans. RIPR political analyst Scott MacKay explains why.</p><p>Just about every state in New England, and especially Rhode Island, could benefit from robust two-party political competition. Our state’s &nbsp;General&nbsp; Assembly has 113 members. Only 11 caucus with Republicans.</p> Fri, 14 Jun 2013 20:41:23 +0000 Scott MacKay 16929 at http://ripr.org