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Claiborne Pell

Michelle Kwan Touts Husband's Campaign For Governor

The Huffington Post | Alex Lazar | Posted 07.24.2014 | Politics

Figure skating champion Michelle Kwan appears in a new television ad touting her husband Clay Pell (D) for Rhode Island governor. "One of the reas...

Candidate Jumps Into Heated Primary

AP | DAVID KLEPPER | Posted 01.27.2014 | Politics

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island's already contentious race for governor is about to get a lot more complicated with the entry of Clay Pell, the...

Left, Right, and Reality in Obamaland

Bennet Kelley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bennet Kelley

The worst criticism from the left is that Obama is no different than Bush. It was this intellectual laziness that led some on the left to embrace Ralph Nader and the decade's biggest lie, that Gore and George Bush were one in the same.

Biden, Clinton, Kennedy To Eulogize Claiborne Pell

AP | ERIC TUCKER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NEWPORT, R.I. — The late Sen. Claiborne Pell was remembered during his funeral service Monday as a patrician statesman of enormous personal weal...

A Tribute to Claiborne Pell, Rhode Island's Gentle Giant

Bennet Kelley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bennet Kelley

With Claiborne Pell's death, Rhode Islanders have lost their gentle giant and the nation has lost a distinguished public servant who did more to make us a modern Athens than any other man of his era.

CLAIBORNE PELL DIES AT 90: Former Rhode Island Senator Was Creator Of Pell Grants

AP | ERIC TUCKER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Claiborne Pell, the quirky blueblood who represented blue-collar Rhode Island in the U.S. Senate for 36 years and was the for...