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U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is stepping down from his post after 21 months in office amid tension with the White House over strategy and the rise of new security challenges to the country. more
U.S. Rep James R. Langevin is accepting applications for interns in his Rhode Island and Washington, DC, offices for the spring semester of 2015. more
Mayor-elect Jorge Elorza has filled three key positions in his administration, naming Tony Simon chief of staff, Brett Smiley chief operating officer and Rep. Grace Diaz senior adviser on community relations. more
Mayor-elect Jorge Elorza on Monday announced that Lisa Ranglin, Victor Capellan and Sally Lapides are the co-chairs of his transition team. more
Although his plan to expand the Newport Grand slot parlor into a full casino was rejected by local voters, developer Joseph Paolino Jr. said Wednesday he has not ruled out investing in the property. more
Democrat Gina M. Raimondo beat Republican challenger Allan W. Fung to become Rhode Island’s first woman governor Tuesday, with 40 percent of the vote compared to Fung’s 36.2 percent, according to ri.gov. more
Gina Raimondo became the first Democrat elected governor in Rhode Island since 1992, overcoming opposition from government workers for her role in pushing through cuts to retirement benefits. more
Focus group research conducted by the American Democracy Project at RIC shows that R.I. voters are not confident their next governor will improve the state’s economic outlook. The … more
The Rhode Island Expenditure Council asks voters to weigh the pros and cons before they vote Tuesday on question 3, which asks “should there be a convention to amend or revise the constitution?” more
On Thursday night President Obama slept where few presidents have slept before: Rhode Island. It’s been more than a half-century since a sitting president–JFK–spent the night in the nation’s smallest state. more
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