Newsmakers 1/16: Gov. Lincoln Chafee

Video This week: Governor Chafee talks about his proposed budget, his priorities - and Bill Belichick.

Newsmakers 1/3: Secretary of State candidate Nellie Gorbea; Quonset's Steven King Video
Newsmakers: Secretary of State candidate Nellie Gorbea, Quonset Ex. Dir. Steven King

Newsmakers 1/9: State Reps. Mattiello, Newberry Video
This week: House Majority Leader Nicholas Mattiello and House Minority Leader Brian Newberry.

Newsmakers 9/13: House Speaker Gordon Fox Video
This week on Newsmakers: House Speaker Gordon Fox.

Newsmakers 12/19: 38 Studios receiver Richard Land and Theology Prof. Dr. James Keating Video
This week on Newsmakers: Receiver for 38 Studios and discussion on Pope Francis' first nine months.

Newsmakers 12/13: Dan Harrop; Ludes and Miller Video
This week: Providence mayoral hopeful Dan Harrop; Snowden's leaks named "Story of the Year."

Newsmakers 12/6: Brett Smiley; Projo up for sale Video
This week: Providence mayoral hopeful Brett Smiley; roundtable on the Providence Journal sale.

Newsmakers 12/1: Dan McKee; RI Food Bank Video
This week: Cumberland Mayor Dan McKee on his lieutenant governor run; hunger in Rhode Island.

Newsmakers 11/22: Political roundtable Video
This week on Newsmakers: a political roundtable examines the WPRI 12/Providence Journal poll.

Newsmakers 11/15: Ken Block, Republican candidate for governor Video
This week on Newsmakers: Ken Block, Republican for governor
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White House News

Obama cancels US-Egyptian military exercise
CHILMARK, Mass. (AP) — President Barack Obama has scrapped joint U.S.-Egypt military exercises scheduled for next month,…

Obama to address situation in Egypt this…
CHILMARK, Mass. (AP) — President Barack Obama will make his first statement on the rapidly deteriorating situation in…

With kids at camp, Obama finds time for…
WEST TISBURY, Mass. (AP) — President Barack Obama is filling his Martha's Vineyard vacation with golf, visits with friends…

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Rhode Island (change)

Gov. Lincoln Chafee, the first independent in his position, has his work cut out for him: fix the state's finances and help 66,000 unemployed Rhode Islanders get back to work.
Offices & Officials

Governor: Lincoln Chafee
Lieutenant Governor: Elizabeth Roberts
Attorney General: Peter Kilmartin
State Treasurer: Gina Raimondo
Secretary of State: Ralph Mollis

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