In Rhode Island we have almost no Republicans. We just have Democrats of all shades. Just because someone is a "Democrat" doesn't mean they're not "Tea Party" too.
Raimondo is a millionaire financier who the New York Times said "has been criticized for being too close to Wall Street." Since she started this, Wall Street dumped $200k in her lap last week without so much as a fundraiser. Now she's ramrodding through legislation full of errors.