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KEVIN CULLEN

Walk a mile in their scandals

If political corruption were an Olympic sport, there would be more gold in Rhode Island than Fort Knox.

Massachusetts has its share of sticky-fingered politicians, but, pound for pound, Rhode Island, the smallest state in the union, punches way above its weight. Little Rhody is the one state where pols would steal a hot stove and come back for the smoke.

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