Cicilline, Loughlin give CD1 voters a real choice

Now that’s what I call a debate! There’s no question that voters in the 1st Congressional District have a clear choice as they decide who they want to send to Washington as a successor to U.S. Rep. Patrick Kennedy. Democrat David Cicilline and Republican John Loughlin clashed at tonight’s WPRI debate over everything from Social Security and climate change to Cicilline’s record on ethics and education as mayor. I didn’t think there was a clear winner, which is not a knock on either candidates – both of them made their cases effectively and energetically. (Eyewitness News political analyst Joe Fleming…