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Rhode Island file campaign fundraising reports

October 16, 2019

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island U.S. Sen. Jack Reed raised almost $550,000 in the third quarter according to Federal Election Commission filings and had $2.6 million in his campaign account at the end of September.

Reed has been in the Senate since 1997 and is the ranking Democrat on the Senate Armed Services Committee. He is up for reelection next year.

The Providence Journal reports that Democrat Sheldon Whitehouse, the state’s other U.S. senator, raised $78,000 in the third quarter and had $644,000 in the bank.

U.S. Rep. Jim Langevin (LAN’-jih-vin) finished the third quarter with $1.3 million in his campaign account after raising $180,000 between July and September.

U.S. Rep. David Cicilline (sihs-ihl-EE’-nee) finished the third quarter with $963,000 in his campaign account after raising $175,000 in the quarter.

Both congressmen are Democrats.