Rhode Island

On the left, former President Jimmy Carter sitting in a stadium with a blue collared shirt and an Atlanta Braves cap. On the right, former First Lady Rosalyn Carter in a green shirt and glasses. They speak to one another.

President Carter’s many months on hospice highlight a surprising truth

BY: - October 31, 2023

This commentary originally appeared in the Rhode Island Current. I saw a clip last month of President Jimmy Carter, now 99 years old, taking a ride with his wife through a peanut festival in their hometown. That’s a happy story for many reasons. As the former president approaches his eighth month on hospice care, it’s […]

The rotuda of the U.S. Capitol is visible in the background, along with a wing of Congress.

A Rhode Island Democrat exits Congress, in search of an impact no longer found in D.C.

BY: - March 24, 2023

WASHINGTON — Rhode Island’s longtime U.S. Rep. David Cicilline, a leader on the second impeachment of former President Donald Trump, an advocate for breaking up big tech and a champion for LGBTQ+ rights, will step down from Congress in late May to lead his state’s largest community foundation. The Democrat, elected in 2010 to represent […]