Rhue Reis http://ripr.org en Bonus Q&A: Reis on the GOP Budget, Obamacare, Social Security, Immigration & More http://ripr.org/post/bonus-qa-reis-gop-budget-obamacare-social-security-immigration-more <p>Republican Second Congressional District candidate Rhue Reis joins Bonus Q+A to talk about his challenge to Democratic Congressman Jim Langevin, and a host of related issues, including jobs and the economy; the federal budget; Obamacare; immigration, and more.</p><p></p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 08:00:00 +0000 Ian Donnis 32217 at http://ripr.org Political Roundtable: Reis on Arming URI Police, Block vs Fung, and His Run Against Langevin http://ripr.org/post/political-roundtable-reis-arming-uri-police-block-vs-fung-and-his-run-against-langevin <p></p><p>Second Congressional District Republican Rhue Reis joins Political Roundtable this week to discuss his challenge to Democratic Congressman Jim Langevin; arming URI police; the intensifying GOP gubernatorial primary between Ken Block and Allan Fung; and the outlook on litigating the 2011 overhaul of the state pension system.</p><p></p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 08:00:00 +0000 Ian Donnis 32208 at http://ripr.org Political Roundtable: Reis on Arming URI Police, Block vs Fung, and His Run Against Langevin Political Roundtable: Langevin on Immigration, the Economy, and the NSA http://ripr.org/post/political-roundtable-langevin-immigration-economy-and-nsa <p></p><p>Second District Congressman Jim Langevin joins Political Roundtable this week to discuss President Obama's State of the Union address; Clay Pell's entry in the Democratic primary for governor; and his re-election battle with Republican Rhue Reis.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 09:00:00 +0000 Ian Donnis 28393 at http://ripr.org Political Roundtable: Langevin on Immigration, the Economy, and the NSA Reis Says He's Running for Congress Because the Status Quo Isn't Getting It Done http://ripr.org/post/reis-says-hes-running-congress-because-status-quo-isnt-getting-it-done <p></p><p><a href="http://www.reisforcongress.com/">Rhue Reis</a>, a 56-year-old small businessman from North Kingstown, says he's making a long shot challenge to seven-term Democratic Congressman <a href="http://jimlangevin.com/">Jim Langevin </a>because Congress is failing to get the job done for ordinary Americans.</p><p>Joined by his wife and their two daughters, Reiss announced his campaign during a news conference Thursday afternoon at the American restaurant on Providence's West Side. The first-time candidate says he doesn't consider Congress an entry-level job, before adding:</p> Thu, 23 Jan 2014 22:13:49 +0000 Ian Donnis 28058 at http://ripr.org Reis Says He's Running for Congress Because the Status Quo Isn't Getting It Done GOP Small Businessman Plans to Challenge Langevin http://ripr.org/post/gop-small-businessman-plans-challenge-langevin <p><a href="http://www.reisforcongress.com/">Rhue Reis</a>, a contractor from Saunderstown, plans to announce a Republican challenge to Congressman Jim Langevin on January 23.</p><p>Reis, a first-time candidate, outlines some of his issue stances on his Web site. He says Obamacare became law because Congress was "sold a bill of goods on false pretenses." Ress favors returning the power of the federal government "to what I believe the Founders envisioned it to be" and says the Second Amendment should "never be diminished."</p> Wed, 08 Jan 2014 17:15:12 +0000 Ian Donnis 27386 at http://ripr.org