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Raimondo faces tough re-election in Rhode Island

Raimondo faces tough re-election in Rhode Island

She faces a spirited, though poorly funded, challenge from the left in the Sept. 12 primary from former Secretary of State Matt Brown. If she wins, she’ll face the victor in the Republican primary, likely Cranston Mayor Allan Fung, who has raised $1 million, or his rival, state Rep. Patricia Morgan. Former state Rep. Joe Trillo, who was Trump’s state campaign chairman, is running as an independent and could act as a spoiler.MORE

Morgan enlists chicken to demand more debates with Fung

Morgan enlists chicken to demand more debates with Fung

By WPRO News Candidate for governor Patricia Morgan, who’s long been calling “fowl” on her GOP opponent’s agreement to just one debate prior to the Republican primary election for governor, brought a man in a chicken suit to Cranston City Hall to demand a debate with Mayor Allan Fung. Morgan said she’ll participate in multiple…MORE

Candidates spar over primary debate plans

Candidates spar over primary debate plans

  By Tessa Roy, WPRO News Candidates for governor on all sides of the aisle are bashing Governor Gina Raimondo and Mayor Allan Fung for not agreeing to primary debates on any of Rhode Island’s major news stations. Though she said this could change, Raimondo said there’s no plan yet for her to debate her…MORE

Gina Raimondo maintains fundraising lead in governor’s race

Gina Raimondo maintains fundraising lead in governor’s race

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) – Democratic Gov. Gina Raimondo continues to raise substantially more money than those challenging her in the upcoming gubernatorial election. Campaign finance reports filed Tuesday show Raimondo raised more than $1.2 million this spring, starting in July with $3.9 million in the bank. Democratic challenger Matt Brown raised about $77,000. His ending…MORE

Raimondo expects to spend $6.2 million more in race

Raimondo expects to spend $6.2 million more in race

Raimondo spent $1.6 million on campaign spending from 2015 to the end of March. She has raised $5.9 million through the end of March. Republican candidate and Cranston Mayor Allan Fung has raised $271,000 between April 1 and July 23.MORE

Raimondo aims to expand free tuition program if re-elected

Raimondo aims to expand free tuition program if re-elected

Gina Raimondo said Monday she wants to offer free tuition at the University of Rhode Island and Rhode Island College. Currently it’s offered at the Community College of Rhode Island. Raimondo also wants any Rhode Island adult to be able to attend CCRI for free, not just recent graduates.MORE

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