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More than 370,000 members of a national environmental coalition have submitted comments opposing a proposal to drill for oil and gas off the East Coast.


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Almost 300 members of the Yale class of 1985 have signed a letter asking their former classmate, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, to resign. 

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Democrats and some Republicans criticized President Donald Trump this week, over his response to the events in Charlottesville, but some Trump voters say they still support their president. 

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The white supremacist march in Charlottesville has stirred a variety of emotions. But RIPR political analyst Scott MacKay says there should be only one takeaway from this demonstration.  

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Howard Dean, former presidential candidate and former Vermont governor, weighed in on politics Wednesday while speaking to Brown University medical students in Providence.

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Rhode Island's congressional delegation was critical of President Donald Trump Tuesday, after Trump's unscripted remarks defending his initial statement that there were hatred and violence "on many sides" in Charlottesville and after the president referred to some "very fine people" in the group of white supremacists. 

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U.S. Jack Reed, a Rhode Island Democrat, is calling President Donald Trump’s response to North Korea’s nuclear threat ”not helpful.”

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Charlie Baker, a Republican in Democratic Massachusetts, is a popular governor.  Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo, a Democrat in a Democratic state, has just middling approval ratings.  RIPR political analyst Scott MacKay contrasts the political fortunes of these two New England governors. 


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Former Warwick state Rep. Joe Trillo, a prospective GOP candidate for governor, joined Political Roundtable this week to discuss his political future; the hot mic remarks made this week by U.S. Sen. Jack Reed; and the outlook on Obamacare in Washington, D.C.

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Former Warwick state Rep. Joe Trillo, a potential GOP gubernatorial candidate next year, joined Bonus Q&A this week to discuss a range of issues, including his support for Donald Trump; immigration; and why Republicans struggle to build their ranks in the General Assembly.

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Rhode Island Democratic Sen. Jack Reed is criticizing President Donald Trump’s proposal to ban transgender troops from serving in the U.S. military forces.

U.S. Jack Reed expressed sharp concern about President Donald Trump in an unintentionally recorded conversation Tuesday.

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Now that the latest Republican effort to replace the Affordable Care Act has failed, RIPR Political Analyst Scott MacKay says it’s time to resurrect some ideas with roots in Rhode Island and Massachusetts.  


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