Topic: Congress

Representative Tulsi Gabbard discussed the cost of war during her talk Monday evening. The event was part of the Taubman Center for American Politics and Policy Watson Distinguished Speaker Series.

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Representative Gabbard talks presidential campaign, focus on cost of war

April 23, 2019 0 comments

Monday evening, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-HI, named the cost of war as the focus of her bid for the White House in 2020. Gabbard told the audience at an event hosted by the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs that as president…

U.S. Congressman joins Watson Institute as senior fellow

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U.S. Congressman joins Watson Institute as senior fellow

February 7, 2019 0 comments

U.S. Congressman David Cicilline ’83, D-R.I., has been named a senior fellow at the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs and will teach a course for the Masters of Public Affairs program beginning in April, the University announced in late January.

Rep. David Cicilline, Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, Sen. Jack Reed and Rep. Jim Langevin (from top left, clockwise) discussed the results of the midterms.

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R.I. elected officials talk future of Dem. Party

November 12, 2018 0 comments

After the midterm elections turned the House of Representatives blue, Rhode Island’s Democratic Congressmen say they are hopeful that their party is positioned for success in 2020.

Rep. David Ciccilline '83, D-R.I., seeks to lower health care costs and protect the Mueller probe.

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Five House contenders vie for seat

September 9, 2018 0 comments

Voters in Rhode Island’s First Congressional District will head to the polls Sept. 12 to select their candidates in the Democratic and Republican congressional primaries.

Number of women in statewide, national races up since 2016

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Number of women in statewide, national races up since 2016

March 11, 2018 0 comments

More women are running for office in the Rhode Island General Assembly in this election cycle than previously, according to Rhode Island Public Radio.

Congress fine-tunes music legislation

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Congress fine-tunes music legislation

February 4, 2018 0 comments

The Music Modernization Act, a recently introduced piece of legislation under consideration by Congress, aims to revamp the musical licensing system, according to the bill.

Rhode Island elected officials denounce end of DACA

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Rhode Island elected officials denounce end of DACA

September 18, 2017 0 comments

Following President Trump’s reversal of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, R.I. congressmen issued statements condemning the change.