Statements about Negative Campaigning
"Sheldon Whitehouse [got] a secret closed-door briefing, warning of the [2008 economic] crash."
Brendan Doherty wants "to repeal Obamacare, increasing drug prices for seniors."
"The Doherty Campaign, unlike the Cicilline Campaign, is funded mostly by individual donors -- not the big PACs that Cicilline relies on."
James Langevin "has received almost $20 million from taxpayers and special interests to use at his own discretion to supposedly champion Rhode Island’s needs."
David Cicilline was "required to provide key information about city finances to an independent outside auditor. The deadlines were clear -- yet [he intentionally] missed them by months" until after the November 2010 election.
"An April study found that about 70 percent of ads in this election cycle have been negative [due to SuperPACs], up from only 9 percent through the same period in 2008."
"Jimmy Langevin is having a fundraiser . . . to retire the debt from his campaign for secretary of state, which was 12 years ago."
"As a state representative, David Cicilline argued against Megan's Law and voted against mandatory registration of sex offenders."
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