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Feb 24, 2014 | Bristol-Warren Patch

Cicilline Calls for Preservation of Social Security and Veterans' Benefits

U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline joined 116 other lawmakers in urging President Barack Obama to preserve Social Security and veterans' benefits in the 2015 federal budget.

Feb 24, 2014 | The Hill

Dems press Holder on secret FBI letters

Two House Democrats are calling on Attorney General Eric Holder to make changes to secret letters that the FBI uses to get information.

Feb 24, 2014 | The Hill

UN Peacekeeping: A key U.S. foreign policy tool

By working with the United Nations, the United States projects leadership and promotes stability around the world – and does so while sharing the burden with our allies.

Feb 24, 2014 | Jamestown Press

Issues facing Congress much the same

Rhode Island has just gotten more influential in the nation’s capital.

Feb 10, 2014 | The Providence Journal

Cicilline lauds CVS in House speech over tobacco decision

Rep. David Cicilline took to the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives Wednesday to laud CVS Caremark's decision to stop selling tobacco and tobacco-related products.

Feb 7, 2014 | USA Today

Human rights issues pollute Olympic spirit

Issues: LGBT Issues

On Friday, the world will come together to open the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Sochi, Russia — a celebration of hard work and fair play, social responsibility, and international friendship. Every two years, the Olympic Games bring the world together, regardless of political ideology, to compete in feats of endurance, strength and sportsmanship. The issues that often divide our world seem to be suspended or even temporarily disappear during the Olympics. And instead of focusing on our differences, we come together as a global community to focus on what we have in common and our shared...

Jan 13, 2014 | The Providence Journal

Cicilline and Gutierrez will hold immigration rally on Jan. 17 in Providence

Rhode Islanders will be invited to join Cicilline and Gutierrez at 5:30 p.m. on the 17th at the Church of Saint Michael the Archangel in Providence.

Dec 16, 2013 | USA Today

Louganis calls for protest of Russian anti-gay laws

Issues: LGBT Issues

Louganis, the former diver and Olympic gold medalist, reaffirmed his position against a boycott of the Sochi Games at a Capitol Hill briefing of the House LGBT Equality Caucus hosted by U.S. Rep. David Cicilline and Human Rights First.

Nov 12, 2013 | The Providence Journal

U.S. Rep. Cicilline finds Liberia still in need decade after long civil war

On a trip to Liberia this month, U.S. Rep. David N. Cicilline says he saw signs of progress and stability, but also signs that the West African nation’s hard-fought peace was still fragile, even a decade after its brutal civil war.

Sep 27, 2013 | Providence Business News

R.I. receives $100K grant to create manufacturing center, RI Foundation, EDC match grant

Rhode Island has won a $100,000 federal grant to help build a manufacturing and design center in the state, Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee and members of the state congressional delegation said Wednesday.

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