Dave Segal

Congress Finally Agrees On Something — Doing Nothing

A small victory for the good guys. With some help from the not-so-good guys. Barring a last-minute compromise when the Senate returns to session on May 31st, a controversial provision of the Patriot Act authorizing the NSA collection of phone records will sunset on that date. (A federal appeals court has already ruled that the […]

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Segal Ponders The Political Landscape

It will come as no surprise that former State Rep, and Dose creator, David Segal has been thinking about that First Congressional District seat again. Cicilline’s numbers are terrible and a recent WPRI-TV poll has him losing to the Republican candidates. Segal spoke to David Scharfenberg at The Phoenix, Rhode Island’s First Congressional District, he

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Vote Now For Dave Segal — Best Politician Ever

I can’t get a handle on the tone I should take here at all, but here goes. Apparently I missed one of the most important categories in my recent post about The Providence Phoenix 2010 ‘Best of’ poll — that being ‘Best Politician’. Because frankly . . . who would even think to look for

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2010 — Arrivederci Don Veto Carcieri

Can’t come soon enough. State Rep. (and Dose honcho) David Segal, acquitted himself admirably on the latest ‘Straight from the Gavel’ the local cable show designed to give voters a closer look at the legislative process and their elected officials. He was interviewed by Dave Barber — clearly sympathetic to Mr. Segal’s positions and initiatives

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Consider Proportional Representation

When not gambling on college hoops, suave Dose honcho, Dave Segal, is actually a grown-up with a job representing the good people of District 2 in the General Assembly.  He is also a thoughtful and persuasive writer and has a fine piece in this morning’s Providence Journal suggesting that the master lever/straight ticket voting issue

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