Category Archives: Politics

McKee promises seamless transition during virus fight

McKee promises seamless transition during virus fight

Lt. Gov. Daniel McKee, who will take over as governor if Gina Raimondo is confirmed as President-elect Joe Biden’s commerce secretary, says his top priority will be continuing the state’s fight against the coronavirus. MORE

Expecting trouble, DC locks down a week before inauguration

Expecting trouble, DC locks down a week before inauguration

Last week’s “violent insurrection” at the Capitol by supporters of outgoing President Donald Trump has “impacted the way we are approaching working with our federal partners in planning for the 59th inauguration,” Bowser said Wednesday.MORE

Trump impeached after Capitol riot; historic second charge

Trump impeached after Capitol riot; historic second charge

President Donald Trump was impeached by the U.S. House for a historic second time Wednesday, charged with “incitement of insurrection” over the deadly mob siege of the Capitol in a swift and stunning collapse of his final days in office. MORE

Transition underway for governor in RI

Transition underway for governor in RI

Rhode Island’s transition in the governor’s office is underway, as Gov. Gina Raimondo introduced Lt. Gov. Dan McKee Wednesday at her coronavirus briefing, saying she is confident in his ability to assume the role, as her nomination to a Cabinet position unfolds, and said he has agreed to keep her COVID team in place.  MORE

RI Senate calls for Trump’s removal from office

RI Senate calls for Trump’s removal from office

Rhode Island’s Democratic-controlled state Senate voted Tuesday to condemn the acts of violence at the U.S. Capitol on January 6, and called for the removal of President Donald Trump through either the 25th Amendment or impeachment by Congress. MORE

RI high court gains first woman of color

RI high court gains first woman of color

The first person of color was sworn in to the Rhode Island Supreme Court Monday, giving the state’s highest court a majority of women for the first time.MORE

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