Thursday, September 18th, 2014

Angel Taveras's file

Taveras

Democrat from Rhode Island

Angel Taveras has served as Providence's mayor since Jan. 3, 2011. He is the first Dominican-American to be elected mayor in Rhode Island. Taveras, a lawyer and former Housing Court judge, replaced David N. Cicilline, who was elected to Congress in Rhode Island's 1st District. He is a graduate of  Harvard University and Georgetown Law School. He ran for governor in 2014 but was defeated in the Sept. 9 primary.

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From True to Pants on Fire: A pre-debate candidate scorecard

Clay Pell, Gina Raimondo and Angel Taveras have at least two things in common.

They’re all running in the Democratic primary for governor.

And they’ve all faced PolitiFact Rhode Island’s Truth-O-Meter, with varying outcomes.

As the candidates prepare for Tuesday night’s Providence Journal/WPRI-12 debate, we thought we’d take a look at their PolitiFact scorecards.