Statements about Candidate Biography

"Before I was state treasurer, my Rhode Island business helped create over 1,000 jobs."

Rhode Island's state pension system "underperformed the median three out of the four years that Mr. [Frank] Caprio was in office."

Republican candidate for governor Ken Block was "fined and had to admit that (he) funneled money illegally to the Moderate Party."

Republican candidate for governor Allan Fung "donated to Democrats like Congressman David Cicilline, disgraced (House) speaker Gordon Fox and even Mr. Obamacare, Harry Reid."

I turned "a $110 million deficit into a $1.6 million surplus for our city."

"The budget I managed at the Department of Education was more than $60 million."

Since Gina Raimondo took office, investment fees on the state's pension portfolio "have gone up from about $12 million annually to about $50 million."

"Sheldon Whitehouse [got] a secret closed-door briefing, warning of the [2008 economic] crash."

"David Cicilline was the state representative who opposed tough mandatory sentences for those convicted of domestic violence  and child abuse."

David Cicilline is "the 5th most liberal person in the House of Representatives."

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.

"In 2010, Mr. [Anthony] Gemma described himself as a 'pro-life' candidate. Now, he claims to be pro-choice."

"I'm well aware that medical marijuana is a recognized, medical, viable treatment for this sort of [pancreas] pain condition."

Says Peter Kilmartin has "only three years experience in his own law practice."

Says Christopher Little has "a history of working against environmental protection by defending the worst types of corporate polluters"

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

Kilmartin has helped pass laws to "create a witness protection program."

"He's the only candidate who's balanced budgets and brought jobs to Providence."

I "kicked crooked cops and government officials off the public pension rolls."

"80 to 85 percent of my campaign funds go to donations to various organizations throughout the City of Providence."

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