BIG BACKER: Bill Clinton to Make RI Appearance for Caprio

(AP) - Former U.S. President Bill Clinton

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) – Former President Bill Clinton is getting involved in Rhode Island's gubernatorial race.

Clinton is scheduled to visit the state on July 29 to rally support for General Treasurer and Democratic candidate Frank Caprio.

Caprio's campaign manager confirmed the visit to The Providence Journal.

The exact details of the visit have yet to be worked out. Caprio's connection with Clinton goes back to Clinton's first campaign for president in 1992.

Caprio is the only Democrat in the race. Other candidates include independent Lincoln Chafee, Republicans Victor Moffitt and Robitaille, and Moderate Party candidate Ken Block.

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