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Candidates for Rhode Island governor snipe in 1st debate

Sep. 27, 2018 9:38 PM EDT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island's Democratic Gov Gina Raimondo went after Republican Cranston Mayor Allan Fung for what she called "public corruption" in his police department during their first gubernatorial debate Thursday, while he fired back that she is a Statehouse insider whose leadership has...

Summaries of the governor's races on the ballot in 36 states

Sep. 23, 2018 10:21 AM EDT

Governor's races are on the ballot this November in 36 states. The most competitive races are expected to be in states where Republicans now hold the job. Summaries of each race: ALABAMA Republican Kay Ivey is being challenged by the mayor of Tuscaloosa, Democrat Walter Maddox, who is seeking to be the first...

Sign for Republican gubernatorial hopeful removed from noose

Sep. 18, 2018 6:02 PM EDT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — After harsh criticism, a Rhode Island homeowner on Tuesday removed a campaign sign for the state's Republican gubernatorial nominee that was hanging upside down from a noose in his yard. Homeowner Ray Izzo of Glocester took down the sign after Allan Fung, the GOP candidate for...

The Latest: GOP governor candidate's sign untied from noose

Sep. 18, 2018 5:04 PM EDT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Latest on a sign for a Republican gubernatorial candidate in Rhode Island that was hung from a noose in front of a home (all times local): 5:05 p.m. A sign for a Republican gubernatorial candidate in Rhode Island that was hung from a noose in front of a home has been returned to...

Cuomo's game plan for Dems: Get things done, fight Trump

Sep. 14, 2018 4:34 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — In a year awash with liberal challengers aiming to retire establishment Democrats, Andrew Cuomo was an obvious target. A consummate insider, Cuomo is the son of a governor who ran his father's campaigns and served as a U.S. housing secretary and state attorney general before being elected...

Governor's new ad shows the wrong city to criticize opponent

Sep. 13, 2018 5:12 PM EDT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island's Democratic governor released a new campaign ad the day after winning the primary that shows the wrong city while criticizing her Republican opponent. The ad , posted online Thursday, says Cranston is a distressed community, while showing storefronts in Providence's...

Rhode Island governor defeats liberal primary challenger

Sep. 13, 2018 7:16 AM EDT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Gina Raimondo of Rhode Island, who made a case for a second term by highlighting the state's improving economic fortunes, has survived a grassroots challenge from the left to win her party's nomination for re-election. She will now face Republican Allan Fung, mayor...

The Latest: Fung gets Rhode Island GOP nod for governor

Sep. 13, 2018 2:22 AM EDT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Latest on primary election day in Rhode Island (all times local): 8:50 p.m. Allan Fung has won the Republican nomination for Rhode Island governor. The win gives Fung, the mayor of Cranston, a second chance at the office he failed to win four years ago in a contest against...

Rhode Island rematch: Dem. Raimondo to face GOP's Fung again

Sep. 12, 2018 9:42 PM EDT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island's Democratic governor cruised to victory Wednesday following a bitter primary, while her 2014 Republican opponent won the right to a rematch. Gov. Gina Raimondo then previewed what is likely to be a major theme as she tries to beat back the challenge from Cranston Mayor...

Allan Fung wins Rhode Island GOP primary for governor, sets up rematch against Democratic Gov. Gina Raimondo

Sep. 12, 2018 8:47 PM EDT
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Allan Fung wins Rhode Island GOP primary for governor, sets up rematch against Democratic Gov. Gina Raimondo .