Political scientists recall a time when elected officials campaigned for office, then laid off the political pitches while they governed. RIPR political analyst Scott MacKay says those days are long gone. (Advance copy of commentary scheduled to air Monday).
The next gubernatorial election is more than a year away, but Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo is already kicking off what looks like a campaign. According to an internal email the governor is set to celebrate her 1,000th day in office on Oct 2. She’s planning a campaign-style blitz.