election 2014 http://ripr.org en May Breakfast with Jack Reed and 1,000 of his friends http://ripr.org/post/may-breakfast-jack-reed-and-1000-his-friends <p>If ever there was a Rhode Island tradition that never wanes, it is `May Breakfast,’ that old fixture where church fellowship meets scrambled eggs, bacon and coffee. It has an old-timey feel, even when it resembles a political ``time’’ as any gathering of pols was once referred as, especially when the eats were accompanied by a campaign dollar or two.</p> Mon, 06 May 2013 20:17:07 +0000 Scott MacKay 14754 at http://ripr.org Political Roundtable: a discussion about gun control laws with guest Donna Perry http://ripr.org/post/political-roundtable-discussion-about-gun-control-laws-guest-donna-perry <p>The political aftermath of the Newtown school shooting, and John Robitaille&nbsp; takes himself out of the Republican field for governor in 2014.&nbsp; That’s part of the discussion this week on Political Roundtable.&nbsp;With our host, Rhode Island Public Radio political reporter Ian Donnis, Rhode Island Public Radio political analyst Scott Mackay, University of Rhode Island political science professor Maureen Moakley and special guest Donna Perry Executive Director of the RI Statewide Coalition.</p><p></p> Fri, 21 Dec 2012 16:15:04 +0000 Ian Donnis & Ian Donnis 1654 at http://ripr.org Political Roundtable: a discussion about gun control laws with guest Donna Perry Robitaille takes himself out of the 2014 governor's race http://ripr.org/post/robitaille-takes-himself-out-2014-governors-race <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: 19px; orphans: 2; text-align: start; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-size-adjust: auto; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px;">John Robitaille, who came close to edging Lincoln Chafee in the 2010 gubernatorial race, has used<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span><a data-mce-="" href="https://www. Wed, 19 Dec 2012 19:26:04 +0000 Ian Donnis 4724 at http://ripr.org