A Rhode Island Democrat exits Congress, in search of an impact no longer found in D.C.
WASHINGTON — Rhode Island’s longtime U.S. Rep. David Cicilline — a leader on the second impeachment of former President Donald Trump, an advocate for breaking up big tech and a champion for LGBTQ+ rights — will step down from Congress in late May to lead his state’s largest community foundation. The Democrat, elected in 2010 […]
U.S. House passes overhaul of Electoral Count Act to stop Jan. 6 repeat
WASHINGTON — The U.S. House passed on Wednesday a bill updating a 19th-century law in an attempt to prevent the subversion of future presidential elections. The Presidential Election Reform Act, which passed 229-203, is meant to deter a repeat of the insurrection on Jan. 6, 2021, in which the U.S. Capitol was attacked by a […]