A special congressional election in blue Rhode Island highlights party factions

Posted on AllSides September 5th, 2023
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Rep. David N. Cicilline (D-R.I.) took the Democratic Party by surprise when he announced in February that he would leave his House seat to run Rhode Island’s largest philanthropic organization. Shortly afterward, more than 20 Democrats filed to run for his seat. On Tuesday, 12 of them will appear on the ballot in what has become a turbulent special primary in the state’s 1st District. Of those, three have managed to command the most attention during the race: Lt. Gov. Sabina Matos, former Biden White House aide Gabriel Amo and...

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