Bill Clinton http://ripr.org en Nuala Pell, Spouse And Political Partner Of Sen. Claiborne Pell, Dies http://ripr.org/post/nuala-pell-spouse-and-political-partner-sen-claiborne-pell-dies <p>Nuala Pell, widow of revered Sen. Claiborne Pell, confidante of Pastores, Kennedys and European royalty, a force in Rhode Island politics for decades and a woman who was as at ease at a Democratic Party rally at a Portuguese Club as she was with the well-born swells of Newport society at Bailey’s Beach, died early this morning at Newport Hospital. She was 89.</p><p><strong>The Pell family has announced a memorial service to be held Monday, April 21 at Trinity Episcopal Church in Newport, at 11 a.m.</strong></p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Sun, 13 Apr 2014 19:13:52 +0000 Scott MacKay 31993 at http://ripr.org Nuala Pell, Spouse And Political Partner Of Sen. Claiborne Pell, Dies Clinton Fundraiser for Magaziner Set for Tuesday in NYC http://ripr.org/post/clinton-fundraiser-magaziner-set-tuesday-nyc <p>As we <a href="http://ripr.org/post/bill-clinton-expected-headline-march-11-nyc-fundraiser-seth-magaziner">previously reported</a>, former president Bill Clinton will headline <a href="https://services.myngp.com/ngponlineservices/event.aspx?Y=FrZ0S4jyDpU5nw1EB2KhCsK1J6dViHSn8FVeAnp6U7v7n4dSnRChNg%3d%3d">a New York City fundraiser</a> Tuesday evening for <a href="http://sethmagaziner.com/">Seth Magaziner</a>, one of three Democrats running to be Rhode Island's next general treasurer.</p> Mon, 10 Mar 2014 18:04:29 +0000 Ian Donnis 30213 at http://ripr.org From RI to Virginia Guv race: The Caramadre-McAuliffe connection http://ripr.org/post/ri-virginia-guv-race-caramadre-mcauliffe-connection <p>The Washington Post has the story on how Rhode Island's Joseph Caramadre case has reverberated in the Virginia governor's race. The story, by Post reporter Laura Vozzella, describes how ``a dying mechanic wanted a few thousand dollars to leave to his wife, two sons and infant daughter. A politically connected millionaire, now running for Virginia governor, wanted to make some money. And a Rhode Island estate planner wantd to become ambassador to the Vatican.</p><p>``All three came together in late 2006 in a deal struck just two months before the 44-year old mechanic died of cancer.''</p> Tue, 29 Oct 2013 16:00:29 +0000 Scott MacKay 23940 at http://ripr.org RISD prof examines “privileged white people” http://ripr.org/post/risd-prof-examines-privileged-white-people <p>A new exhibit of work by the artist <a href="http://www.christopherho.com/projects.php" target="_blank">Christopher Ho </a>entitled “Privileged White People” is now on view at New York’s <a href="http://www.foreverandtoday.org/Christopher_K_Ho.html" target="_blank">Forever &amp; Today, Inc.</a> gallery. The show features large photographs of people like President Bill Clinton and the actor James Van Der Beek, of Dawson’s Creek fame.</p> Tue, 15 Jan 2013 13:57:59 +0000 Elisabeth Harrison 8360 at http://ripr.org RISD prof examines “privileged white people”