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Obama Endorses Democrat In Mayoral Race

AP | By MICHELLE R. SMITH | Posted 12.27.2014 | Politics

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — President Barack Obama is taking the rare step of getting involved in a mayor's race, endorsing Democrat Jorge Elorza in Pro...

Buddy Cianci, Twice-Convicted Felon, Is Running For Providence Mayor Again

AP | MICHELLE R. SMITH | Posted 06.25.2014 | Politics

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Buddy Cianci, the twice-convicted felon who led Providence as mayor for 21 years, wants his old job back. Cianci sai...

Former Providence Mayor Considers Post-Prison Comeback

AP | By MICHELLE R. SMITH | Posted 08.08.2014 | Politics

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Buddy Cianci has served two stints as mayor of Rhode Island's capital city, and both ended in felony convictions. Now he may...

Chris Young, Providence Mayoral Candidate, Delivers Religious Rant On MSNBC (Video)

The Huffington Post | Jeremy Binckes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It is no longer a secret that crooner-turned-Providence-mayoral-candidate Chris Young is getting married. But what was less well-known to most people ...

Providence Mayoral Candidate Chris Young Serenades TV Anchor, Proposes To Girlfriend During Debate (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Democratic Providence mayoral candidate Chris Farley Young raised some eyebrows and smiles on TV this week when he traded conventional talk of politic...