Category Archives: Politics

Inspectors: No black mold found in JCLS office

Inspectors: No black mold found in JCLS office

When the committee revealed that no official test had been done to check for black mold before the work began, state officials ordered one. The report, which was released on Monday, found no black mold.MORE

In embarrassing twist, Democrats have no Iowa caucus results

In embarrassing twist, Democrats have no Iowa caucus results

Technology problems and reporting “inconsistencies” kept Iowa Democratic Party officials from releasing results from Monday’s caucus, the much-hyped kickoff to the 2020 primary. It was an embarrassing twist after months of promoting the contest as a chance for Democrats to find some clarity in a jumbled field with no clear front-runner.MORE

Mattiello faces criticism over Convention Center audit

Mattiello faces criticism over Convention Center audit

House Speaker Nicholas Mattiello recently ordered a performance audit of the Rhode Island Convention Center Authority through the legislature’s Joint Committee on Legislative Services, as the agency was dealing with a personnel issue involving one of his campaign donors.MORE

GOP lacks votes to block trial witnesses, McConnell concedes

GOP lacks votes to block trial witnesses, McConnell concedes

Republicans lack the votes to block witnesses at President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell conceded late Tuesday, a potentially major hurdle for Trump’s hopes to end the trial with a quick acquittal.MORE

Democrats demand Bolton testify at Trump’s impeachment trial

Democrats demand Bolton testify at Trump’s impeachment trial

Bolton writes in his forthcoming book that Trump told him that he wanted to withhold hundreds of millions of dollars in security aid from Ukraine until it helped him with investigations into Biden. Trump’s legal team has repeatedly insisted otherwise.MORE

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