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Feb 27, 2014 | The Providence Journal

At Jewish Community Center, R.I. delegation applauds Kerry’s Mideast efforts

The Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island invited the lawmakers to the JCC for what it hopes will become an annual forum on Middle East affairs.

Feb 24, 2014 | The Providence Journal

Cicilline to hold ‘Twitter town hall’ next week

U.S. Rep. David N. Cicilline wants to hear from his constituents — in 140 characters or less. Cicilline, a Democrat, will hold his first “Twitter town hall” Friday, Feb. 28, from noon to 12:45 p.m.

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.