Politics This Week

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Politics This Week with John DePetro: Tragedy of Politics

By Justin Katz | May 31, 2022 |

John DePetro and Justin Katz talk about Ocean State and national politics.

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Politics This Week with John DePetro: Rhode Island Insiders Come to a Con-Census

By Justin Katz | May 23, 2022 |

John DePetro and Justin Katz discuss manipulation of the Census numbers (and the population) and whether RI’s electoral system can be trusted.

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Politics This Week with John DePetro: The Illusion of Politics

By Justin Katz | May 16, 2022 |

John DePetro and Justin Katz pull back the curtain on Rhode Island politics

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Politics This Week with John DePetro: The Beigeness of RI Politicians

By Justin Katz | May 9, 2022 |

John DePetro and Justin Katz review the gubernatorial “forum” and abortion politics.

Governor Dan McKee and Sgt. Pete Philomena

Politics This Week with John DePetro: Hiding the Pol

By Justin Katz | May 2, 2022 |

John DePetro and Justin Katz discuss the political stories of the week.

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Politics This Week with John DePetro: Ringing the Bell in RI

By Justin Katz | April 25, 2022 |

John DePetro and Justin Katz call the bluff of the progressive movement in Rhode Island.

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Politics This Week with John DePetro: RI’s Same Ol’ Story Needs a Refresh

By Justin Katz | April 18, 2022 |

John DePetro and Justin Katz talk about Rhode Island politicians’ battle against the need for change in what they do and how they run.

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Politics This Week with John DePetro: The Way Things Don’t Have to Be

By Justin Katz | April 13, 2022 |

John DePetro and Justin Katz take on the recent craziness of RI politics.

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Politics This Week with John DePetro: Talking Points and Ruts

By Justin Katz | April 4, 2022 |

John DePetro (now back in the states) and Justin Katz pick RI politics back up with missing a step.

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Politics This Week with John DePetro: Everybody’s Election to Lose

By Justin Katz | March 28, 2022 |

John DePetro and Justin Katz review shifts in the electoral landscape of the Ocean State.