Patrick Lynch http://ripr.org en Former AG Patrick Lynch: Smiley Offers "A Bright Future For Providence" http://ripr.org/post/former-ag-patrick-lynch-smiley-offers-bright-future-providence <p>Former attorney general Patrick C. Lynch, who now heads <a href="http://patricklynchgroup.com/">a legal and lobbying practice</a> in Providence, is putting his support behind <a href="http://www.smileyformayor.com/">Brett Smiley's campaign t</a>o be the next mayor of Providence.</p> Mon, 16 Sep 2013 18:31:14 +0000 Ian Donnis 21741 at http://ripr.org The 11 top families of Rhode Island politics http://ripr.org/post/11-top-families-rhode-island-politics-0 <p>When Barack Obama was inaugurated in 2009, it marked the first time in about 20 years that a Bush or Clinton didn’t occupy the White House. Obama’s rival in this year’s presidential race, Mitt Romney, is another member of<a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Romney_family"> the political dynasty club</a>.</p> Sat, 29 Sep 2012 17:29:24 +0000 Ian Donnis 8521 at http://ripr.org