Kate Coyne-McCoy http://ripr.org en Political Roundtable: Solomon on Chafee, the 2014 Campaign, and Why He Wants to Be Mayor http://ripr.org/post/political-roundtable-solomon-chafee-2014-campaign-and-why-he-wants-be-mayor <p>Providence City Council President Michael Solomon, an expected mayoral candidate next year, joins Political Roundtable this week to talk about Governor Lincoln Chafee's decision not to seek re-election; an attack by a super PAC that supports Gina Raimondo; and Moderate Ken Block's criticism about the advantages enjoyed by political incumbents.</p><p></p> Fri, 06 Sep 2013 08:00:00 +0000 Ian Donnis 21202 at http://ripr.org Political Roundtable: Solomon on Chafee, the 2014 Campaign, and Why He Wants to Be Mayor TGIF: 11 Things to Know About Rhode Island Politics + Media http://ripr.org/post/tgif-11-things-know-about-rhode-island-politics-media-2 <p>Welcome back to my weekly column. The news doldrums of summer are getting left behind (see item 1), So hang on to your hat, it's going to be quite a ride, Rhode Island. Your tips and thoughts are always welcome at idonnis (at) ripr (dot) org, and you can follow me throughout the week <a href="https://twitter.com/IanDon">on Twitter</a>. Let's head in.</p> Fri, 30 Aug 2013 20:44:17 +0000 Ian Donnis 20923 at http://ripr.org