Thursday, January 13, 2011

The Tenor of Political Rhetoric, on A Lively Experiment (Thu., 1/13 at 7 PM and Sun., 1/16 at noon)

Jim Hagan – moderator
Denise Aiken – attorney, former (D) state representative
Senator James Sheehan – (D) Narragansett / North Kingstown, State House Security Commission
Representative Robert Watson – (R) East Greenwich / West Greenwich, House Minority Leader

  • The tenor of political rhetoric in our country
  • The prospect of the legislature passing a same-sex marriage bill
  • Governor Chafee’s ban on talk radio for on-duty state employees
  • Governor Chafee's reversal of the State’s e-verify order

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