Republican First Congressional District candidate Cormick Lynch, a 29-year-old Newport resident, joins Political Roundtable this week to discuss his campaign, along with more revelations about state contracts won by Representative Peter Palumbo; GOP gubernatorial candidate Allan Fung's Ohio-based campaign commercial; and secretary of state candidate Guillaume de Ramel's lack of detail about why he hired then-Speaker Gordon Fox for legal work in 2011.
U.S. Senator Jack Reed is gearing up for yet another campaign cycle. Reed, who’s held his Senate Office since 1997 will face Republican Mark Zaccaria in the November general election.
Reed stopped by Rhode Island Public Radio to speak with our political analyst Scott MacKay about the crises at our borders and abroad, Rhode Island’s economy, and hitting the campaign trail once again.
Rhode Island has lost a sixth soldier to the war on terrorism. The Rhode Island National Guard has announced the death of Staff Sergeant Timothy McGill in Afghanistan.
Sergeant McGill lived in Ramsey, New Jersey but was a member of the Rhode Island National Guard. He was assigned to company A 2nd Battalion, 19th Special Forces. He was killed Saturday from wounds received by small arms fire in eastern Afghanistan.