Rich Luchette

Amo won the CD1 race. Now, he’s racing against the clock to D.C.

BY: - November 8, 2023

The race to pick a replacement for former U.S. Rep. David Cicilline ended Tuesday with Democrat Gabe Amo trouncing Republican Gerry Leonard Jr. in the 1st Congressional District. Now, it’s a race against the clock to certify election results and send Amo to D.C. to be sworn in ahead of a looming federal government shutdown. […]

Who’s to blame for the CD1 signature scandal: The candidate or the process?

BY: - July 20, 2023

The blame game has kicked into high gear as allegations of signature fraud envelop Lt. Gov. Sabina Matos’ campaign for the 1st Congressional District seat.  Who should be held responsible: the now-ex campaign organizer who gathered the signatures in question? The local elections administrators who failed to flag potential forgeries? Or Matos herself? That depends […]