US Rep. Cicilline to step down, lead nonprofit foundationFebruary 21, 2023 GMT
Rhode Island congressman David Cicilline said Tuesday he will step down this summer to lead his home state's largest funder of nonprofits.
The Democrat, who is a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and the House Committee on the Judiciary, was named president and CEO of the Rhode Island Foundation, effective June.
Clyburn elected House Dems’ assistant leader, averts contestDecember 1, 2022 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Wrapping up leadership elections, House Democrats unanimously chose Rep. James Clyburn of South Carolina for a new role Thursday, as the party whip relinquishes his current job and a younger generation of Democratic leaders takes charge in the new year.
Airports get 1st portion of funds from infrastructure dealDecember 18, 2021 GMT
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island airports have received the first portion of funds from the $1 trillion infrastructure deal, the state's congressional delegation announced Friday.
Bills that could force Big Tech breakups unveiled in HouseJune 11, 2021 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — A group of House lawmakers put forward a sweeping legislative package Friday that could curb the market power of Big Tech companies and force Facebook, Google, Amazon or Apple to sever their dominant platforms from their other lines of business.
Census surprise: Rhode Island keeps both US House seatsApril 26, 2021 GMT
Rhode Island is enjoying a census surprise: The state’s population grew enough for it to retain its two seats in Congress, according to U...
House votes to expand legal safeguards for LGBTQ peopleFebruary 25, 2021 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic-led House passed a bill Thursday that would enshrine LGBTQ protections in the nation's labor and civil rights laws, a top priority of President Joe Biden, though the legislation faces an uphill battle in the Senate...
Insiders to discuss 2nd Trump impeachment trialFebruary 21, 2021 GMT
BRISTOL, R.I. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse and U.S. Rep. David Cicilline are scheduled to share their insiders' take on the second impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump...
Dems’ momentum builds to impeach Trump, Pelosi hits riotersJanuary 9, 2021 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Momentum built among Democrats on Saturday for a fresh and fast push to impeach President Donald Trump, even as the House speaker accused his backers who violently invaded the Capitol of choosing “their whiteness over democracy...
US Reps. Langevin and Cicilline reelected; Biden wins stateNovember 4, 2020 GMT
Joe Biden handily won Rhode Island and fellow Democrats U.S. Sen. Jack Reed and U.S. Reps. David Cicilline and James Langevin were reelected Tuesday, but one of the state's most powerful politicians was ousted in an election that set a new state record for voter turnout...
Dems to Facebook: Get serious about misinformation, hateSeptember 28, 2020 GMT
Two influential Democrats on Capitol Hill have urged Facebook to take stronger action against misinformation, voter suppression and incitements to violence ahead of the 2020 election...
Judiciary panel takes first steps toward impeachment voteDecember 11, 2019 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Judiciary Committee took the first steps Wednesday evening toward voting on articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, beginning a marathon two-day session to consider the historic charges with a lively prime-time hearing at the Capitol...
Is ‘Big Tech’ too big? A look at growing antitrust scrutinyJuly 24, 2019 GMT
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Is Big Tech headed for a big breakup?
The U.S. Justice Department has announced a PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Can the congressman who took on an entrenched machine politician in Rhode Island also stand up to Big Tech...
Meet Big Tech’s new foe - a congressman who fought City HallJuly 2, 2019 GMT
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Can the congressman who took on an entrenched machine politician in Rhode Island also stand up to Big Tech...
Tech on trial: House mulls antitrust help for news industryJune 11, 2019 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Members of both parties on Tuesday suggested legislation may be necessary for the financially-struggling U...
Guest lineups for the Sunday news showsJune 8, 2019 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:
Is ‘Big Tech’ too big? A look at growing antitrust scrutinyJune 4, 2019 GMT
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Is Big Tech headed for a big breakup?
The U.S. Justice Department and the Federal Trade Commission are moving to investigate Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple over their aggressive business practices, and the House Judiciary Committee has announced Billionaire activist Tom Steyer on Wednesday said House Speaker Nancy Pelosi should "defend our democracy" by following the lead of members of her caucus that are demanding the impeachment proceedings begin against President Trump.
Tom Steyer calls on Pelosi to join impeachment callsMay 22, 2019 GMT
Billionaire activist Tom Steyer on Wednesday said House Speaker Nancy Pelosi should "defend our democracy" by following the lead of members of her caucus that are demanding the impeachment proceedings begin against President Trump.
Bill to protect journalism neededNovember 4, 2018 GMT
The Plain Dealer of Cleveland, Ohio, published this editorial on Oct. 26:
Important federal legislation to let hometown news organizations band together to negotiate with the massive online platforms now distributing their news content for free needs a jolt of action and support this fall.
Lawmakers’ bill would outlaw 3D-printed plastic gunsJuly 31, 2018 GMT
BOSTON (AP) — Two New England lawmakers are looking to ban the 3D printing of plastic firearms.
Democratic Reps. Seth Moulton of Massachusetts and David Cicilline of Rhode Island plan to introduce legislation during Tuesday's U...