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There's little doubt that Gov. Gina Raimondo will be confirmed by the Senate as U.S. Commerce secretary. But when that happens is a big question. For devotees of Rhode Island politics, the slow-motion transition between Raimondo and Lt. Gov. Dan McKee more
To paraphrase "The Twilight Zone," Rhode Islanders are living in a moment of both shadow and substance, in which the state has two governors, no governor, or something in between. Thanks to U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas, Gina Raimondo's nomination as more
Gina Raimondo's upward trajectory was evident during her confirmation hearing in the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation. She was politely peppered with questions on subjects ranging from salmon preservation in the Northwest to more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE Appearing before the media for the first time since being announced as President-elect Joe Biden's pick for Secretary of Commerce - and joined by the man who will become her successor, Lt. Gov. Dan McKee - Gov. Gina Raimondo on Jan. more
When U.S. Rep. David Cicilline's political obituary was being written in 2012, did anyone think he would be at the center of an effort to impeach an embattled president almost a decade later? That sharp contrast reflects a political journey with some more
After more than 10 years in elective office in Rhode Island, Gina Raimondo is approaching a new phase in her life. She's set to join President-elect Joe Biden's administration as Commerce secretary - a post that keeps her options wide open for the more
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Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo  made a legacy move last week with a slate of judicial nominations that appear bound to give the state Supreme Court its first-ever female … more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE Mayor Allan Fung will host a virtual fundraising event for Georgia's two Republican U.S. senators ahead of their Jan. 5 runoff election, according to an announcement from the Rhode Island GOP. The announcement lists Fung as chairman more
In her last briefing before Thanksgiving, Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo thanked Rhode Islanders for their perseverance and their concern for one another. She also underscored the need for people to stay at home as much as possible with a two-week more
While the Trump presidency is running out of time, support for President Trump isn't about to evaporate. The precise fallout of that remains unclear as he refuses to concede the election. At minimum, the president's posture highlights our divided nation. more
In the end, Democrat Joe Biden scored a big win over Republican Donald Trump in Rhode Island, with 59.1 percent of the vote, compared with 38.9 percent for Trump. Despite the pandemic, Rhode Island smashed the previous record for voting, with an more
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