Joined by representatives from the U.S. Travel Association, as well as Rhode Island tourism advocates, U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (D-RI) visited tourist sites in Newport Monday morning
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
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 …
Wednesday, February 1, 2012
Congressman David Cicilline recognized the 100th anniversary of the Newport Art Museum on the House of Representatives floor.
Speaking on the floor of the United States House of Representatives, Congressman David Cicilline (D-RI) commemorated the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Newport Art Museum - Cicilline’s speech can be viewed by clicking here. “For the past century, the Newport Art Museum has served an incomparable role promoting the arts and culture on Aquidneck Island,” said Cicilline. “I am honored to recognize the importance of this institution today and extend my best wishes for its continued success.” Cicilline’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, are as follows: Mr. Speaker, I ask unanimous consent to address the House for one minute. I rise to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Newport Art Museum and Art Association. …