Jim Hagan - moderator
Dave Layman - former news director and TV news anchor
Wendy Schiller - Political Science and Public Policy, Brown University
Scott MacKay - political analyst at WRNI public radio
John Robitaille - Republican candidate for RI governor
This week's conversation flowed like the ripples on the political pond (with more moves surely yet to come):
- First District Congressman Patrick Kennedy's decision not to run for re-election
- The field of announced candidates jumping into the race for the 1st District Congressional seat
- The field of candidates jumping into races for seats left vacant by those who are now running for Congress
- John Robitaille discusses his candidacy for governor
A Lively Experiment airs on WSBE Rhode Island PBS (36.1) Thursdays at 7 PM, with rebroadcasts on Saturdays at 7 PM on WSBE Learn (36.2) and Sundays at noon on WSBE Rhode Island PBS (36.1).
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