John Robitaille's file:

Republican from Rhode Island

John Robitaille made an unsuccessful run for governor in 2010 as a Republican. A graduate of Providence College, Robitaille served five years in the Army, worked in employee and labor relations and served as communications director for Republican Gov. Donald Carcieri.

Recent statements involving John Robitaille

"Unemployment rate dropped in every state that elected a Republican gov. in 2010"

His biography says he was the top ROTC officer in the nation.

"Rhode Island has a very generous unemployment compensation rate compared to most other states."

"Mr. Caprio is a career politician who has never worked in the private sector."

Because of union rules, cooks helpers moved into DMV jobs they were not trained for

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