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Cicilline faces Doherty in 1st Congressional District

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by Mark Curtis, ABC Political Reporter 

mcuirtis@abc6.com

"David, David, David," the crowd chanted.

A packed house at Blaze restaurant on Providence's East Side, cheered wildly as Congressman David Cicilline won a decisive primary victory

Rep. David Cicilline, (D) Rhode Island said he will win in November.

The race was once considered close, but Anthony Gemma faltered after charges of voter fraud against David Cicilline apparently fell on deaf ears

Mark Curtis, ABC6 Political Reporter said, "David Cicilline may have beaten Anthony Gemma by a 2–to–1 margin, but now he is in the fight of his political life against Republican Brendan Doherty."

Ed Pacheco, RI Democratic Chairman said, "The time is not to look in the rear view mirror, but to look forward!"

A big concern for Cicilline,...threats from Democrats who backed Gemma, that they might support Republican Doherty. Cicilline says he's not worried

Congressman Cicilline says he will ask Democrats, Independents and even Republicans for their votes in November.

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