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House Majority Leader Elected Rhode Island Speaker

AP | DAVID KLEPPER and ERIKA NIEDOWSKI | Posted 03.25.2014 | Politics

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island's House majority leader has been elected speaker in a lopsided vote days after the abrupt resignation of one of...

Lawmaker Confident In Bid For Rhode Island Speaker After Big Shakeup

AP | ERIKA NIEDOWSKI | Posted 03.24.2014 | Politics

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — In the scramble to fill a statehouse leadership vacuum after the surprise resignation of Rhode Is...

State Lawmakers Jockey To Replace House Speaker Following Raids

AP | ERIKA NIEDOWSKI and MICHELLE R. SMITH | Posted 03.23.2014 | Politics

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Two legislators have emerged as candidates to replace Gordon Fox in arguably the most powerful position in Rhode Island gove...

Embattled House Speaker To Resign After Raid

AP | ERIKA NIEDOWSKI | Posted 03.22.2014 | Politics

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island House Speaker Gordon Fox says he is resigning from his leadership post and will not run for re-election, a day ...

Embattled State House Speaker Faces Steepest Political Test Yet

AP | ERIKA NIEDOWSKI | Posted 03.22.2014 | Politics

By ERIKA NIEDOWSKI, The Associated Press PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — House Speaker Gordon Fox summed up his unlikely rise to become one of the most p...

Rhode Island Speaker's Office Shut Down Amid Probe

AP | ERIKA NIEDOWSKI | Posted 03.21.2014 | Politics

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Law enforcement officials shut down the office of House Speaker Gordon Fox on Friday as part of an investigation by the U.S....