Brendan Doherty

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4:59 pm
Mon July 23, 2012

Why won’t Anthony Gemma appear on RINPR’s Political Roundtable?

Despite vowing during his campaign announcement in April to sit down for detailed interviews with reporters, Anthony Gemma’s campaign has spurned repeated invitations to appear as a guest on Rhode Island Public Radio’s weekly Political Roundtable.

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On Politics
5:00 am
Thu July 19, 2012

Doherty + Cicilline trade shots over Bain Capital

The campaigns of Republican challenger Brendan Doherty and Democratic Congressman David Cicilline are trading shots on a topic related to Mitt Romney’s former company, Bain Capital.

Doherty’s campaign used a news release this morning to rap Cicilline:

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On Politics
3:00 am
Fri July 13, 2012

Gemma says his campaign gained 242K in Q2, some of it from a loan

Democratic congressional candidate Anthony Gemma says his campaign account collected $242,000 during the quarter that ended June 30, from contributions and a personal loan of unspecified size.

“I am grateful to all who considered my candidacy and made the decision to support it financially,” said Mr. Gemma.  “I shall continue to demonstrate, through deed and word, that their confidence in me was well placed.”

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On Politics
3:00 am
Mon July 9, 2012

Cicilline camp says it raised more than 300K for Q2

Congressman David Cicilline’s campaign says it raised more than $300,000 during the second quarter, leaving it with a war chest of more than $825,000 as the First District race starts to heat up in earnest.

Republican Brendan Doherty’s team said last week it expected a haul of about $200,000 during Q2. The campaign’s cash on hand was put at more than $660,000.

On Politics
4:00 am
Tue July 3, 2012

Doherty raised about 200K in Q2; 660K+ cash on hand

Brendan Doherty’s congressional campaign raised about $200,000 in the recently ended second quarter of 2012, leaving the campaign with a little more than $660,00o in its war chest, according to political director Robert Coupe.

I’ve made an inquiry about David Cicilline’s comparable figures for Q2 and will update this post after getting that information.

On Politics
5:00 am
Mon July 2, 2012

Cicilline, Doherty ramp up the battle of the surrogates

Massachusetts Senator Scott Brown is set to headline a fundraiser for Republican Congressional candidate Brendan Doherty this evening at the Metacomet Country Club in East Providence.

On Politics
5:00 pm
Thu June 14, 2012

Scott Brown coming to Ocean State to raise money for Doherty

US Senator Scott Brown, who is casting himself as a centrist as he seeks re-election, is the headline for a July 2 fundraiser for GOP congressional candidate Brendan Doherty in East Providence:

Music will be provided by the Reggie Centracchio Quintet during the time at Metacomet Country Club.

Contribution levels range from $100 for “friend,” to $2500 for members of the “Colonel’s Club.”

On Politics
3:00 am
Wed June 13, 2012

Brendan Doherty building organization in East Bay

Former RI state police col. Brendan Doherty of   Cumberland , the GOP candidate for U.S. House in the 1st District, has been moving his feet lately. Besides picking up endorsements from some Democrats, including onetime Boston Mayor Ray Flynn (a PC basketball star), former Newport State Rep. Jimmy Mahoney and former RI State Rep. Joanne Giannini of Providence’s Mount Pleasant district, Doherty has been holding meet-and-greets and fund-raisers almost every evening.

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On Politics
2:00 am
Mon June 11, 2012

Former Boston mayor Ray Flynn to headline “Democrats for Doherty” event

Former Boston mayor and Vatican ambassador Ray Flynn is set to take part in a “Democrats for Doherty” event June 14 at a leading Democratic redoubt, Patrick’s Pub in Providence, according to the Republican candidate’s campaign:

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On Politics
4:00 am
Tue June 5, 2012

(More) Coming attractions from Brendan Doherty

With the debacle of 38 Studios front and center, the race in the First Congressional District has faded into the background recently. But a bit of Brendan Doherty’s recent messaging merits attention, since we’ll hear a lot more of this as the campaign heats up.

From a recent fundraising pitch:

Are you ready to elect an experienced leader to the U.S. Congress from Rhode Island?

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