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Jan 26, 2011

Providence Journal: R.I. delegation echoes call for unity in state of the union address

Issues: Fiscal Responsibility

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Rhode Island’s Democratic legislators praised what they described as the unifying tone of President Obama’s State of the Union speech Tuesday night and endorsed his call for deficit-cutting measures, but they found room for disagreement with some of his prescriptions for the future.

Jan 26, 2011

WPRI-TV Blog: Newport teacher has SOTU front-row seat

Issues: Education

WASHINGTON — A Newport elementary school teacher will get to watch President Obama deliver the State of the Union right from the House chamber tonight. Congressman David Cicilline invited Dale Blaess, a kindergarten teacher at Underwood Elementary School, to be his guest for this evening’s speech. Blaess has been named Newport’s Teacher of the Year and received the Milken Family Foundation Award for her work as an educator.

Jan 26, 2011

WPRI-TV Web Extra: Congressman Cicilline on SOTU

Issues: Education, Fiscal Responsibility, The War in Afghanistan

WASHINGTON (WPRI) - In this web extra, Congressman David Cicilline, D-R.I., sat down with WPRI.com reporter Ted Nesi to talk about his attendance at a White House reception on Monday night hosted by the Obamas and his hopes for the State of the Union Address.

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