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11/01/2018

PROVIDENCE, RI - The Rhode Island State Lodge, Fraternal Order of Police has unanimously voted to endorse David N. Cicilline (RI-01) for re-election this fall.  

10/11/2018

Rhode Island benefits from experienced, hardworking leadership in Washington. For that reason, we encourage our readers to vote to re-elect U.S. Representatives David Cicilline and James Langevin. As Democrats, they could become more powerful after January, if pollsters’ predictions hold true and control of the U.S. House flips to their party.

10/09/2018

Gun violence prevention org endorses 32 candidates and two initiatives from 14 states

10/04/2018

Giffords Endorses Representative David Cicilline for Reelection to Congress

10/02/2018

CLEAN WATER ACTION ANNOUNCES ENDORSEMENTS FOR THE 2018 GENERAL ELECTION

09/11/2018

IBEW Local 2323 Endorses Congressman David Ciclline

08/19/2018

The mission of the National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare, a membership organization, is to protect, preserve, promote, and ensure the financial security, health, and the well being of current and future generations of maturing Americans.

08/14/2018

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A proposal Rhode Island Rep. David Cicilline has been working on for years to help manufacturers has been signed into law.

07/30/2018

By Michael Rubinkam / The Associated Press

Eight states are filing suit against the Trump administration over its decision to allow a Texas company to publish downloadable blueprints for a 3D-printed gun, contending the hard-to-trace plastic weapons are a boon to terrorists and criminals and threaten public safety.

07/26/2018

By Patrick Anderson Journal Staff Writer

End Citizens United stated Cicilline “is estimated to lose over $100,000 in campaign contributions from corporate PACs each campaign cycle.” The group did not estimate how much Whitehouse stands to give up.

Half of Rhode Island’s congressional delegation has promised to stop taking money from corporations as part of a broader effort among Democrats to reduce the influence of big-money donors in politics.

07/24/2018

By Brian Amaral

Journal Staff Writer

The four-term incumbent expected to win reelection handily, according to political prognosticators.

Locked out of power after the 2016 elections, Democrats in the House of Representatives decided they needed a new message for voters — and some new messengers.

06/17/2018

By Donita Naylor Journal Staff Writer

U.S. Rep. David Cicilline, traveling Sunday in a van with two senators and three other representatives, visited a border patrol processing center in McAllen, Texas, the Hildago port of entry at a bridge between the United States and Mexico, and a detention center for children in a converted former Walmart in Brownsville known as Casa Padre.

04/09/2018

On Monday, April 9, 2018, the Executive Board of the Rhode Island AFL-CIO unanimously voted to endorse U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, Congressman David N. Cicilline, Congressional District 1, and Congressman James R. Langevin, Congressional District 2 for re-election to their respective seats in the United States Congress.

10/24/2016

It is good to see competition in the races for Rhode Island’s congressional seats. The election of a politician to Congress too often becomes virtually a lifetime appointment. Since incumbents enjoy enormous advantages in a time of massive government spending, we have called for term limits on members of Congress.

09/29/2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WPRI) — One of the best uses of government is seeing a need, and passing a law to fill it.

09/21/2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Rep. David Cicilline's bill to require baby-changing stations in male and female restrooms of federal buildings across the country passed the U.S. House on Wednesday.

09/13/2016

Both of Rhode Island's Democratic congressman easily defeated challengers in their respective primaries on Tuesday.

U.S. Rep. David Cicilline, who represents the 1st District, defeated Christopher Young with 68 percent of the vote, according to unofficial results. Cicilline is seeking a fourth term in Congress. He cast his ballot in Providence this morning.

Cicilline will face Republican Russell Taub in November.

09/13/2016

U.S. Reps. David N. Cicilline and James R. Langevin coasted to victory in Democratic primaries on Tuesday night.

08/28/2016

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Rep. David Cicilline on Thursday morning said he will soon introduce legislation aimed at making college more affordable for all Americans. The announcement follows a report earlier this month by a private educational group that Rhode Island college graduates carry the second-highest school-debt burden in the U.S.

08/16/2016

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — President Barack Obama is asking Congress for $1.9 billion so health officials can begin developing a vaccine for the Zika virus.

House Democrats are now calling for Congress to reconvene early to provide the emergency funding. Among them is Congressman David Cicilline, who believes lawmakers shouldn’t have left until the issue was addressed.

08/16/2016

The Rhode Island Building & Construction Trades Council announced that it has unanimously endorsed James Langevin for reelection of the U.S. House of Representatives and David Cicilline for reelection of the U.S. House of Representatives. 

11/06/2014

Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) will welcome Dr. Jill Biden, the Second Lady of the United States and wife of Vice President Joe Biden, as a special guest and honoree at his 4th annual Women's Luncheon on November 17.

The event serves as an annual celebration of local women, their accomplishments and contributions to Rhode Island, and benefits Congressman Cicilline's campaign.

11/05/2014

U.S. Sen. Jack Reed, D-RI, U.S. Rep. David Cicilline '83, D-R.I., and U.S. Rep. Jim Langevin, D-R.I., three of the four members of the state's delegation, all won their seats after being favored to win throughout the campaign.

Cicilline won the congressional race against Cormick Lynch, his Republican challenger, garnering 59.4 percent of the vote with 99 percent of precincts reporting. Cicilline will represent the 1st District for his third consecutive term in Congress after serving eight years in the General Assembly and two terms as mayor of Providence.

11/05/2014

On Tuesday, U.S. Rep. David Cicilline won his battle for a third term in the U.S. House District 1 race, while incumbent Rep. Jim Langevin won his eighth term in District 2.

Cicilline faced off against former Marine Cormick Lynch, a Republican.

In the contested U.S. House District 2 race, incumbent Langevin faced Republican nominee Rhue Reis.

11/05/2014

PROVIDENCE - There were no surprises in the races for Rhode Island's two seats in Congress.

Incumbent Democrats David N. Cicilline, in the 1st Congressional District, and James R. Langevin, in the 2nd, each handily saw off a Republican challenger who was running for office for the first time.

11/04/2014

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) - Sen. Jack Reed and Congressmen David Cicilline and James Langevin have won their bids to continue representing Rhode Island in the nation's capital.

Reed, a Democrat with a huge financial advantage, defeated Republican Mark Zaccaria, WPRI projects. Two polls in the race both showed Reed leading by more than 40 percentage points.

Democrat David Cicilline won his third term in the U.S. House of Representatives by defeating GOP nominee Cormick Lynch.

11/01/2014

During a highly charged -- and pretty entertaining -- debate on Channel 10 last Sunday, incumbent Democrat David Cicilline squared off against Cormick Lynch, the Republican who is challenging him for the 1st Congressional District seat.

Lynch kept speaking over Cicilline, Cicilline repeatedly patted Lynch on the arm to quiet him, and moderator Bill Rappleye tried to keep everything under control. ("Please, don't touch," he said more than once.)

10/24/2014

Letter to the Editor:

One year ago, I was recovering from a medical issue which caused me to be hospitalized. While in the hospital, I lost my apartment and most of my possessions and important paperwork.

I needed to retrieve copies of important documents. I was having particular difficulty in getting my military paperwork, and decided to seek the assistance of Congressman Cicilline's office.

10/24/2014

The three members of Rhode Island's congressional delegation who are up for reelection this year face welcome challenges from opponents. But while these challengers deserve the public's thanks, voters' ballots should go to the clearly more impressive incumbents. Sen. Jack Reed and Representatives James Langevin and David Cicilline, all Democrats, have worked in a challenging congressional environment to further Rhode Island's interests.

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