Welcome! Login | Register
 

The Scoop: Common Cause Calls Again for People’s Pledge and More—Welcome back to The Scoop, the 4 p.m.…

Chef Walter’s Flavors and Knowledge: Mozzarella in Carrozza—Literally translated into “cheese in a carriage”, this…

RIMA/makeRI Announce Manufacturing Day 2014—The Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, International (FMA), the…

The Scoop: R.I. Society of Certified Public Accountants Endorses Almonte—Welcome back to The Scoop, the 4 p.m.…

Dear John: No Affair. And Maybe No Friendship.—Was she wrong to tell her friends?

East Bay Center Event To Honor Dr. Michael Fine and Barrington Police Chief—The East Bay Center will host its inaugural…

Smith Hill CDC and Sojourner House Open Housing for Domestic Violence Victims—Smith Hill Community Development Corporation (CDC) and Sojourner…

The Scoop: Fung Poll Shows Dead Heat With Raimondo—Welcome back to the Scoop! This is a…

BBB Warns Consumers of Online Retailer, shopZoey.com—Better Business Bureau is warning consumers about shopZoey.com,…

Russell Moore: Buddy Still Favorite in Mayoral Bid—In the aftermath of Jorge Elorza's dramatic upset…

 
 

NEW: Doherty Running for Congress

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

 

Former State Police Superintendent Brendan Doherty will announce this Thursday he is running for Congress in the First District House seat, interim spokesman Dante Bellini confirmed late today.

Doherty, who is expected to run as a Republican, will face incumbent Democrat David Cicilline.

He also would likely have to first beat former Republican John Loughlin in a GOP primary. Yesterday, Loughlin told GoLocalProv that he would not bow out of a primary with Doherty. "I believe my supporters and I have earned another shot at this race. Further, I believe I have an obligation to provide an alternative to Congressman Cicilline," Loughlin said.

The announcement comes just months after Doherty stepped down as the head of the State Police. He has since been widely rumored to have an interest in running for Congress—either for the Senate or the House. His announcement also is being made as Loughlin is department for a six-month assignment in Iraq with the U.S. Army.

If you valued this article, please LIKE GoLocalProv.com on Facebook by clicking HERE.
 

 

Related Articles

 

Enjoy this post? Share it with others.