Welcome! Login | Register
 

Bishop: Taylor Swift Move Over—Honest, you don’t have to be a celebrity…

Spring Cleaning: Green your Cleaning Products—Spring Cleaning: Green your Cleaning Products

GoLocal’s 2015 Fantasy Baseball Sleepers—GoLocal's 2015 Fantasy Baseball Sleepers

NEW: URI Announces Million Dollar Contract for Basketball Coach Hurley—The University of Rhode Island has officially announced…

Giannini: We Learn Through Tragedy That Life is Precious—It's Palm Sunday as I write this and…

It’s All About Education: Learning Life Skills at Hope High—For the past eleven years, Stephen Cronin, president…

April Fools From Tom Brady—Tom Brady plays April Fools joke on New…

Newport Manners & Etiquette: Rekindling Romance + Wedding Etiquette Update—It may never be too late to rekindle…

Chef Walter’s Flavors + Knowledge: Cod for Passover—This week we celebrate Passover and this dish…

Nguyen: Blurred Lines Indeed:  Did The Jury Get It Wrong?—Should musicians be forced to pay royalties or…

 
 

NEW: Gemma’s Former Field Director Endorses Congressman Cicilline

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

 

The former field director for Democratic Congressional candidate Anthony Gemma today endorsed incumbent David Cicilline in the race to represent Rhode Island’s 1st Congressional candidate.

In a wide-ranging interview with GoLocalTV, Joseph Lazzerini said he left the campaign because he felt Gemma’s political strategy was “tactically and morally wrong.” Lazzerini said he intends to attend a fundraiser for Cicilline on Friday evening.

The winner of the Sept. 11 primary will run against Republican Brendan Doherty in the general election.

Lazzerini’s endorsement comes a day after a Gemma campaign volunteer took to Twitter to compare Cicilline to convicted pedophile Jerry Sandusky. Gemma later disavowed the comment and the volunteer, Anthony Sionni, resigned.

Lazzerini resigned from the campaign in early August and is now working as the field organizing director for the Rhode Island Federation of Teachers. He said he is focusing on General Assembly races.

 

 

Enjoy this post? Share it with others.

 
 
:)