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Latest Episodes

4/26/2024: Political roundtable; Philip Eil
April 26, 2024

A breakdown of new poll numbers on Rhode Island politicians; plus, Providence author Philip Eil discusses his new book "Prescription for Pain."

8/4/2023: Gabe Amo; Fung & Taveras
August 04, 2023

The Democratic congressional candidate on why he's running, the Matos signature scandal and more; a political roundtable with two former mayors about running a big campaign.

7/28/2023: Sen. Jessica de la Cruz; political roundtable
July 28, 2023

The minority leader discusses the 1st Congressional District signature scandal, her top legislative priorities, the outlook for the GOP in Rhode Island and more.

7/21/2023: US Attorney Cunha
July 25, 2023

Rhode Island's top federal prosecutor discusses violent crime, drug prosecutions, the ILO Group contract, and more.

7/14/2023: Citizens CEO Bruce Van Saun
July 14, 2023

The head of New England's biggest bank discusses the outlook for the economy and the fallout from last spring's bank failures.

Newsmakers 7/7/2023: Don Carlson; political roundtable
July 07, 2023

The Democratic congressional candidate discusses why he's running to replace David Cicilline, his previous experience in the U.S. House, his campaign strategy and more.

6/30/2023: Mayor Smiley
June 30, 2023

The mayor discusses the backlash to some of his PVDFest changes, the new city budget, his dispute with Rhode Islands biggest hospital group, public safety and more.

6/23/2023: Speaker Shekarchi
June 23, 2023

The speaker discusses the close of the recent legislative session, the new state budget, the Scout scandal, the congressional special election and more.

6/16/2023: US Sen. Jack Reed
June 16, 2023

Rhode Island's senior senator discusses Trump's indictment, the ongoing fight over federal spending, the war in Ukraine, his political future and more.

6/9/2023: Housing Secretary Stefan Pryor
June 09, 2023

The secretary on his vision for easing Rhode Island's housing shortage, the future of the "Superman" building and the old Memorial Hospital, the explosive email about a state business trip, and more.