Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Rhode Island voters favor Democrats in election.
It was a good night for Democrats Tuesday in Rhode Island. In Rhode Island’s 1st Congressional District David Cicilline was able to win a second term against a tough race fought against Republican Brendan Doherty. The former head of the Rhode Island State Police strongly criticized Cicilline during the course of the campaign over his final leadership of the city of Providence when he was mayor for eight before heading to Washington two years ago. In the 2nd Congressional District James Langevin was able to win a seventh term over Republican Michael Riley. Riley reportedly lent his campaign more than $600,000. Langevin cited as accomplishments his work to maintain submarine production at Electric Boat and efforts to strengthen job training …
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Rhode Island's Democratic and Republican political influencers take part in our final survey before election day.
In the race for President of the United States, influential Rhode Island political insiders have weighed in regarding who has run the better "ground game" in Rhode Island leading up to the election. According to our results, Democratic influencers felt Obama has run a better ground campaign by a wide margin while a majority of Republican influencers surveyed said the ground campaign up to this point has been even. Patch surveyed 53 Republicans and 51 Democrats, asking regardless of their partisan preference, which presidential campaign do you think has run the better "ground game" campaign during the general election in Rhode Island? Among those who responded, 55.6% of Democrats said Barack Obama has run the better ground campaign by a …
Monday, September 10, 2012
Plan your vote ahead of time. Take a look at Tuesday's primary ballot for both Bristol and Warren.
An interesting race shaping up for Congress and a slate of Bristol Town Council candidates highlight the ballot as East Bay voters head to the polls Tuesday. Rep. David Cicilline faces a challege from Anthony Gemma and Christopher Young to continue his position as District 1 Representative. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse is unopposed in this year's primary. Locally, Bristol Town Council candidates square off for a two year term. Voters may choose five candidates among Armand Bilotti, Nathan Calouro, Raymond Cordeiro, Richard Ruggiero, Edwad Stuart, Jr., Stephen Katz and Timthy Sweeney. Council Chairman Kenneth Marshall and Warren resident John Hanley face off for a shot at Distrct 68 state representative. Check out the attached pdf sample …
Friday, May 4, 2012
David Cicilline's brother, John, was arrested on Thursday evening.
John M. Cicilline, Bristol resident and brother to Congressman David Cicilline, was arrested by Bristol Police on Thursday night for allegedly driving drunk. According to police, Cicilline, 55, of 119 High St., drove his 2000 gold colored Lincoln through a stop sign at Thames and Franklin Streets in downtown Bristol. Police say the officer followed the vehicle and clocked Cicilline traveling at 45 miles per hour on Thames Street. Police say the officer stopped Cicilline, who was the only person in the vehicle, in the area of 251 Thames St. According to police, the officer detected a strong odor of alcohol coming from the vehicle and asked Cicilline take a field sobriety test. Police say Cicilline agreed, and upon taking the test, the …
Tuesday, April 10, 2012
The supper will be held on Tuesday evening from 5-7pm at Kickemuit Middle School.
Tuesday, April 10, 2012
The following is a release from the office of Congressman David Cicilline. U.S. Congressman David Cicilline (D-RI) will host a neighborhood supper for First District constituents in the Warren area on Tuesday, April 10, from 5 to 7:00 pm at Kickemuit Middle School. At the neighborhood supper Congressman Cicilline and Warren area residents will have the opportunity to discuss the Congressman’s work thus far in Congress, including introducing a jobs and manufacturing plan for Rhode Island, calling for government reform, and protecting seniors’ benefits, Medicare, and Medicaid from devastating cuts. The supper will also provide an opportunity for attendees to learn more about the services Congressman Cicilline’s office can offer for accessing…
Wednesday, June 29, 2011
Cicilline held a neighborhood supper on Tuesday, June 28, to discuss strategies for providing a jolt to Rhode Island's economy, as well as to discuss Republican attempts to "end" Medicare.
Congressman David Cicilline, Representative of Rhode Island's First Congressional District, held a question and answer session and neighborhood supper Tuesday, June 28. Topics of discussion included budget challenges, Medicare, and Social Security. Cicilline stressed the importance of bolstering the economy in Rhode Island, saying one of his primary focuses are "getting Rhode Islanders back to work." For the freshman Congressman, this means a focus on manufacturing is necessary, arguing that if the United States is going to maintain its status as a world economic leader, "we have to make things again in this country." "Rhode Island has an incredible history of manufacturing," he added. The representative described his strategy for …