Politics This Week

The State House rotunda at Christmastime

Politics This Week with John DePetro: Campaign Season Starts Early!

By Justin Katz | December 7, 2021 |

John and Justin delve into the already-thick snow drifts of political campaign season.

Casual office planning meeting

Politics This Week with John DePetro: PR Bumbling All Around

By Justin Katz | November 30, 2021 |

John and Justin discuss local, state, and national stories with which the messaging is going all wrong.

A man with a mirror mask

Politics This Week with John DePetro: A Revealing Week

By Justin Katz | November 22, 2021 |

John and Justin cover lots of ground in this content-rich discussion of political news in the Ocean State.

A man with his head in a washing machine

Politics This Week with John DePetro: Government Hides Its Dirty Laundry

By Justin Katz | November 15, 2021 |

John and Justin talk about times in which government should just air politicians’ thinking and mistakes.

A vice on a tool table

Politics This Week with John DePetro: Pointing Out the Blinders

By Justin Katz | November 8, 2021 |

John and Justin discuss the position that the establishment and the Left have gotten themselves in.

Edwin Lord Mills A Royal Procession

Politics This Week with John DePetro: Hints of Where the Left Government Is Headed

By Justin Katz | October 25, 2021 |

John and Justin discuss hints and tells in the political news that indicate the future for which RI Democrats are hoping.

Two different scales

Politics This Week with John DePetro: The Narrative as Double-Standard

By Justin Katz | October 18, 2021 |

John DePetro and Justin Katz talk about the Rhode Island political topics of the week.

Dan McKee cuts a ribbon

Politics This Week with John DePetro: The Flustering McKee

By Justin Katz | October 12, 2021 |

John and Justin discuss ways in which the controversies of the day illustrate a surprising (and disappointing) tendency of the McKee administration.

Piero Della Francesca, Battle Between Heraclius and Chosroes

Politics This Week with John DePetro: Battles Brewing in RI

By Justin Katz | October 4, 2021 |

John and Justin discuss brewing turmoil among and between factions in the Ocean State.

A man picks a path in the woods

Politics This Week with John DePetro: Progressives Press the Dems’ Decision

By Justin Katz | September 27, 2021 |

John and Justin pick out some of the lessons of Rhode Island’s political turmoil.

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