The race to be the Democrat candidate for governor is heating up and Gina Raimondo seems to be the one to beat as the race enter July. Raimondo has slick, effective TV commercials that so far are way above the pack. While Angel attempts to answer questions regarding the Providence pension situation, (Pensions )Raimondo is full speed ahead towards September. Raimondo has been helped by the Cianci ” attack machine” who has suddenly turned on the current mayor, and seems to slam Taveras at every turn. Clay Pell is making the rounds and continues to be a ” thorn in the side” of Angel. The Raimondo campaign has money , a strong message, and the strongest candidate in the race. While Block and Fung battle over Obama, Raimondo seems poised to make history. Follow DePetro.com for the latest on campaign 2014.