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 2006 US Senate election in Rhode Island

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In pouring over data, one big trend stares out: midterm waves in the Senate group race results together - and it's usually both against the party in the presidency and independent of the state and ... They won in Montana, Virginia (then still reliably republican), Missouri, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Rhode Island.
The 2017 off-year election results in Virginia and New Jersey and the special Senate election in Alabama have also given GOP candidates and incumbents ... and it means they are less likely to spend extensive money or resources to flip once-vulnerable Democratic seats in Rhode Island or Oregon.

The last time a Rhode Island governor delivered a State of the State in a re-election campaign year was 2006, when Don Carcieri was finishing his first term. So what issues were ... 27 and April 3 for the special election to fill Jamie Doyle's Senate seat following his resignation this week. The potentially large ...
A campaign from progressive lawmakers to phase in a $15-an-hour minimum wage, something New York is in the process of doing, is expected to ... homeless sex offenders: The New Year's Day forecast was frigid and Crossroads Rhode Island, which manages the state's largest homeless shelters, was ...
election results from November suggest they will have a big year. But with near .... One of the known unknowns heading into campaign season is redistricting. In October, the ... Democrats haven't lost a statewide race in Minnesota since 2006, thanks to strong support in the Twin Cities area around Minneapolis and St. Paul.
"On January 4, 2006, in preparation for his run for the Senate and to avoid conflicts, Senator Corker sold the majority of his commercial real estate portfolio. The loans… were transferred with the properties," Johnson wrote. "While the sale took place in January, 10 months before he was elected and one ...

FILE - In this June 16, 2006 file photo, former Alabama Gov. John Patterson reacts to a question about the portrait of his father Albert Patterson, which was unveiled at a ceremony on the front steps of the Russell County Courthouse in Phenix City, Ala. Patterson, a lawyer who fought to eradicate a crime ...
Yet the broad strokes of Rhode Island's 2018 election season have already come into view: do Rhode Islanders think Gov. ... while a number of prominent Republicans are now calling for Roy Moore to end his U.S. Senate campaign in Alabama, distrust of the media plays big among Moore's supporters. 5.
Although Flanders faces a GOP primary with state Representative Robert Nardolillo, his campaign announcement focused on a populist message aimed at Whitehouse. "It's time, ladies and gentlemen, to take back our federal government and our Senate from the lifetime politicians, the entrenched ...
Former Rhode Island Supreme Court Justice Robert G. Flanders Jr., a Republican, appears poised to launch his campaign for the seat held by Democratic U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, on November 16. "As you may be aware, Bob Flanders has been exploring the possibility of running for election to the ...
"On January 4, 2006, in preparation for his run for the Senate and to avoid conflicts, Senator Corker sold the majority of his commercial real estate portfolio. The loans… were transferred with the properties," Johnson wrote. "While the sale took place in January, 10 months before he was elected and one ...
The Rhode Island Senate certainly took its responsibilities seriously in looking into the pluses and minuses of a new public baseball stadium that would host ... constitutes a far greater percentage of private money than was contributed to the 14 new Double-A and Triple-A ballparks built from 2006 to 2016.
Angus King, one of 27 senators who sent a letter to Pai raising concerns about the public comment process. "This is a matter of enormous .... In fact, Rhode Island was worst each year from 2006 to 2014 and again in 2017, and second-worst in 2004, 2015 and 2016. But in the Foundation's 2018 report, ...
Lightweight Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, a total flunky for Chuck Schumer and someone who would come to my office "begging" for campaign contributions not so long ago (and would do anything for ... Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island declared that Trump was "rather incontinent when it comes to tweets.
Normally, that wouldn't be germane to the Hall of Fame discussion, but his promotion of a tweet promoting the lynching of journalists during the tense 2016 presidential campaign brought his momentum to a screeching halt. Schilling climbed from 38.8% in 2013 to 52.3% in '16, even while taking a backseat ...
The winner of that special election would serve out the remainder of Franken's term until 2020, MPR also reported. On Wednesday, more than half of the Democrats in the Senate, including party leadership called for Franken to step down amid allegations that he inappropriately touched several women.
It was an anonymous woman, but she alleged that in 2006 then Al Franken, who was a comedian, not yet a senator, had - again - forcibly tried to kiss her. This is what a group of female senators, including New York Democrat Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, said for them was the tipping point. This morning, in a ...

Three women allege that Franken grabbed their buttocks while taking photos with them during campaign events. Franken told the Minneapolis Star Tribune ... Franken came to the Senate after a months-long recount gave him a 312-vote victory in his 2008 election. He immediately tried to distance himself ...
Whitehouse was elected in 2006 and has made climate change and other environmental challenges among his central legislative priorities. Since April 2012, he has spoken about the social and environmental effects of climate change each week the Senate is in session in a series of speeches titled "Time ...
On Thursday a Los Angeles radio host accused U.S. Senator Al Franken of "forcibly" kissing her during a 2006 USO tour in the Middle East and released ... at the same time the website, which the Intelligence Community believes was working with Russia, published hacked emails from the Clinton campaign.
Yet the broad strokes of Rhode Island's 2018 election season have already come into view: do Rhode Islanders think Gov. ... while a number of prominent Republicans are now calling for Roy Moore to end his U.S. Senate campaign in Alabama, distrust of the media plays big among Moore's supporters. 5.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) - Rhode Island's two Democratic U.S. senators both said Thursday they support an investigation into a newscaster's ... Franken headlined a Washington fundraiser to benefit Whitehouse's re-election campaign earlier this year, according to the Center on Responsive politics.
The quick reaction to the accusations against Franken coincides with intense attention to charges that Alabama Republican Roy Moore made unwelcome sexual overtures to numerous women when they were teenagers. He has brushed off calls from GOP leaders to end his Senate campaign.
Flanders estimated he will need to raise about $2 million to $3 million to run a competitive race. Whitehouse first won election to the Senate in 2006 when he defeated then-Republican Lincoln Chafee. Whitehouse won his second term in 2012. In his own statement, Nardolillo said there are rumors that ...
And as the march toward election Day 2018 begins, the forces that helped abolish those voting obstacles appear to be moving in the opposite direction. ... "There appears to be an almost coordinated campaign unfolding across the country to institute voting suppression measures at the local and state level ...
Former Rhode Island Supreme Court Justice Robert G. Flanders Jr., a Republican, appears poised to launch his campaign for the seat held by Democratic U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, on November 16. "As you may be aware, Bob Flanders has been exploring the possibility of running for election to the ...
"We have to decide when we take to the ramparts," the Oscar-winner tells THR, noting that he would not attend a screening of his new film at the White House if invited. Tom Hanks plays famed newspaper editor Ben Bradlee in Steven Spielberg's upcoming drama The Post. Here, the two-time Oscar winner ...
The days since the 2016 Presidential election have been especially turbulent, with head-scratching policies often being pushed for political reasons and ... Robert Menendez (D-New Jersey) has held his Senate seat since 2006, and all things considered it's amazing that his disapproval rating is just 41%.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- How hard will it be for a Rhode Island Republican to run ... Joe Trillo, the honorary co-chairman of Trump's 2016 campaign in Rhode Island, ... to pivot in the general election, where Trump will become heavy baggage. ... Former Republican U.S. senator and later Democratic governor ...
John Chafee, a moderate Republican from Rhode Island, and co-sponsored by ... Romneycare was signed into law in 2006 by then-Gov. ... candidate in the race (as numerous conservatives argued during the campaign). ... national office, serving as both a Senator and as Secretary of State under Obama.
... Roy Moore is the favorite to win Tuesday's GOP Senate primary runoff, ... in support of Strange MORE in the race to decide which Republican will ... Ellison, who became the first Muslim in Congress upon his election in 2006, took ... After the quote provoked criticism, Moore's campaign said that he was ...
With 56 lawyers on its payroll, the Rhode Island General Assembly is the third largest ... One competed with Mattiello in 2006, the election year in which the speaker first ... a year in which the House and Senate are in session on a regular basis. .... Moo-ving tale: Race to save Bali cows from volcanic oblivion.
Jay Rockefeller (D) in Rockefeller's first Senate bid in 1984 and then to Byrd in 2006 before ... Next up are Idaho, Nevada, and Rhode Island, which have had three ... In total, 31 states have had at least one Senate general election .... about Mandel's chances against Brown in Ohio's 2018 Senate race, we ...
Larsen told senators Wednesday that the U.S. Department of Justice has claimed ... Sheldon Whitehouse, D-Rhode Island, asked Larsen how she could ... which paid for a $140,000 digital ad campaign in Michigan over the ... She won a partial, two-year term in November and could seek re-election to a full ...
Instead, the most viable campaign to change how Americans ... The institute flew 11 political journalists to Panama for an "educational seminar" on election reform. ... Since its conception in 2006, the Compact has been criticized as a .... Vermont and California joined in 2011, followed by Rhode Island in ...
"As the commonwealth's secretary of state and chief election official, I do ... In a federal court case after a contentious U.S. Senate primary in ... addresses, party affiliations and voting history dating to 2006. ... Rhode Island.
I understood my fate in Rhode Island to be just as Margie and I had .... is named after the former U.S. Senator from Maine, who jeopardized her .... the Mollis Administration was for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2006. ... Sisto served until the special election in April when Charles Lombardi defeated him.
Sen. Al Franken of Minnesota, who opposed Pruitt's confirmation, says .... But on the campaign trail, Pruitt didn't possess much charm. ... "In that race, Pruitt made Obama the big issue," says Drew ... emocratic Senator from Rhode Island Sheldon Whitehouse directs questions toward Scott Pruitt (not pictured) ...
Connecticut's state Senate is locked in a tie between 18 Democrats and 18 Republicans. ... Trump is the first Republican to carry a county in Rhode Island, Kent County ... Courtney's election was a part of the Democratic wave that washed ... a political revolution, during the 2006 and 2008 midterm elections.
... or the 14-point disadvantage for President Bush going into the 2006 midterms. ... Sen. Sanders (I-Vt.), who is the most popular national politician with a 57 ... probe into his campaign's alleged ties to Russia in the 2016 race? ... Montana's Steve Bullock and Rhode Island's Gina Raimondo -- are getting a ...
"Rhode Island's senators have effectively and efficiently made ... referring to the period from 1977 to 2006 when one of the Senate ... is running against Whitehouse in next year's election, quickly criticized the pair on twitter: ...
Lacking White House plan, Senate focuses on infrastructure ... The Presidential Advisory Commission on election Integrity, formed by President Trump ... dating back to 2006, according to a copy of the letter obtained by The Hill. ... Rhode Island Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea (D) took her criticism further, ...
Robert Nardolillo of Coventry announced Monday his campaign to ... first won election by defeating then-Republican Lincoln Chafee in 2006.
Obama, Clinton, Schumer and 23 other Democratic senators voted ... Trump criticized the 2006 fence as too modest during the 2016 campaign.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Robert G. Flanders, a former Rhode Island Supreme ... In a statement announcing his own potential entry into the race, ... government-reform efforts as Whitehouse, including a campaign for separation of powers. ... who defeated Chafee in November 2006 -- flipping the Senate to ...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Republican Rep. Robert "Bobby" Nardolillo has decided to wait until May to publicly announce whether he is running for ...
"I have not taken a deep dive into every comment the Senate ... by a drift away from religion, and a 2006 op-ed where he wrote that Rep.
Bob Corker announces he will not run for re-election ... "When I ran for the Senate in 2006, I told people that I couldn't imagine serving for more ...
The reelection rate for non-presidential party Senate incumbents in ... nor did any of the last three midterms (2006, 2010, and 2014), all of ... one Democrat -- Gerry -- had won a Senate election in Rhode Island. ... York Senate race by double digits (Schumer beat D'Amato by a little over 10 points in 1998).
"As the commonwealth's secretary of state and chief election official, I do ... In a federal court case after a contentious U.S. Senate primary in ... addresses, party affiliations and voting history dating to 2006. ... Rhode Island.


 

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