Former Secretary of State Matt Brown has announced today he’s running for Governor of RI as a…Democrat.

Former Governor Lincoln Chaffee announced today he’s 90% sure he’s running against Sheldon Whitehouse for Senate.

Meanwhile…Warwick Mayor Scott Avedisian is reportedly on the move, Republicans are calling for Speaker Mattiello’s resignation, and locally folks are starting to make their intentions known to run for city and town hall seats.

Frank Prosnitz joined me today on What’s Up Newp Radio Edition on WADK 1540AM to help us understand what’s up with Rhode Island politics this week.

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