Rhode Island

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Rhode Island, officially known as the "State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations," is bordered by Massachusetts, Connecticut and the Atlantic Ocean. It is the smallest state in the United States and was the thirteenth state to be admitted to he Union. Rhode Island was the first of The Thirteen Colonies to announce independence from British rule.

Rhode Island has two members of the U.S. Senate, two members of the U.S. House of Representatives, 38 members of the State Senate and 75 members of the House of Representatives.


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National politics in Rhode Island


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Flag of the United States.png Current members of the U.S. Senate


Name:Party:Position:Assumed Office:Term Ends:Next Election:Official Website:
Jack Reed
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Democratic PartyU.S. Senate, Rhode Island 1997January 3, 2015 November 4, 2014Link
Sheldon Whitehouse
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Democratic PartyU.S. Senate, Rhode Island 2007January 3, 2019November 2018Link


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Name:Party:Position:Assumed Office:Term Ends:Next Election:Official Website:
David N. Cicilline
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Democratic PartyDistrict 1 2011January 3, 2015November 4, 2014Link
James R. Langevin
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Democratic PartyDistrict 2 2001January 3, 2015November 4, 2014Link


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The structure of the Rhode Island judicial system is laid out in Article X of the state constitution. The state court system is made up of the Rhode Island Supreme Court, the Rhode Island Superior Court, the Rhode Island District Court, the Rhode Island Family Court, the Rhode Island Workers' Compensation Court and the Rhode Island Traffic Tribunal.


The federal court system is made up of the United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island and the District of Rhode Island Bankruptcy Court. Appeals from these courts go to the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.

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Rhode Island
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The Ocean State
Capital:   Providence
Motto:   Hope
Population:   1.05 million
Area of state:   1,545 sq. mi.
Admitted to U.S.:   1790
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