U.S. Marine Corps

Gerry Leonard climbed a mountain. Now he’s set his sights on Capitol Hill.

BY: - October 10, 2023

Gerry Leonard likes to tell the story about the time he and his son Rex were caught in a sudden October snowstorm in the Great Smoky Mountains. They had started their Appalachian Trail hike in June 2019 and only had shorts and some sweaters. Now they had icicles on their beards. “We looked like the […]

Republican Michigan Congressman Jack Bergman endorses Gerry Leonard

BY: - September 11, 2023

NORTH PROVIDENCE — When Gerry Leonard was thinking about running as a Republican for Rhode Island’s open 1st Congressional District seat last May, he knew just the person to reach out to for advice: his former boss. That conversation with U.S. Rep. Jack Bergman (R-Mich.) convinced the retired U.S. Marine Corps colonel from Jamestown to […]

Tuberville hold on military nominees is ‘not only wrong–it is dangerous,’ Biden says

BY: - July 21, 2023

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden directly criticized Sen. Tommy Tuberville Friday in a statement over the Alabama senator’s monthslong blockade of high-ranking military nominees in protest of the administration’s abortion policy for service members. “What Senator Tuberville is doing is not only wrong — it is dangerous,” Biden said in a statement. “In this moment […]