Rep. Cicilline ’83 wins congressional primary

Rhode Island voters cast their ballots yesterday in the state primaries to determine the nominees for the Nov. 6 general elections. Given the state’s leftward leaning, most of the hotly-contested races were between Democrats vying for their party’s nomination. In some cases, Democrats selected in yesterday’s election will run unopposed in November. U.S. House of Representatives Incumbent Rep ...

Democrat Gemma's campaign loans, donations total $242,000

By John E. Mulligan, Washington bureau Rhode Island Democratic congressional candidate Anthony Gemma said Friday that his campaign's second-quarter receipts totaled $242,000 -- an unspecified portion of which came out of his own pocket. ANTHONY GEMMA Gemma's announcement suggests that his September Democratic primary contest with freshman U.S. Rep. David N. Cicilline will be a free-spending ...