Politics This Week

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Politics This Week with John DePetro: A Little Leadership Would Go a Long Way

By Justin Katz | January 3, 2022 |

John and Justin cover the controversial topics in Rhode Island politics today.

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Politics This Week with John DePetro: Closing out 2021

By Justin Katz | December 27, 2021 |

John and Justin wrap up 2021 with discussion of how COVID politics have been going in RI and some predictions for Ocean State politics in the year to come.

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Politics This Week with John DePetro: Shouting into the Echo Chamber

By Justin Katz | December 20, 2021 |

John and Justin marvel at the inability of RI insiders to address the obvious problems facing the people they say they represent.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.