Linc Chafee  (Page 1)

Never change (to the metric system), Linc Chafee, never change

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 15, 2016 at 8:20pm 10/15/2016 at 8:20pm

Linc Chafee was the most improbable of Democratic presidential candidates, as I explained when he announced, Wut? Former RI Senator and Governor Linc Chafee for President?

Former U.S. Senator and Rhode Island Governor Linc Chafee has announced the formation of a presidential exploratory committee.

When Rhode Island reader and blogger Tony emailed me about...

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Don Quijote de la Chafee drops presidential bid

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 23, 2015 at 9:31am 10/23/2015 at 9:31am

Lincoln Davenport Chafee, former U.S. Senator and Governor of the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, Mayor of Cranston, son of the late U.S. Senator John Chafee, and most importantly, farrier extraordinaire, announced this morning that he is abandoning his quest for the Democratic nomination to be President of the...

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Why did Bernie Sanders make love on stage to Hillary’s Server?

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 14, 2015 at 10:00am 10/14/2015 at 10:00am
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The challengers to Hillary Clinton in the debate last night made Republican undercard competitors seem downright impressive.

Martin O’Malley has the vocal quality of elevator music. It reminds me of another voice, I just can’t place it. But there’s not much there there. Jim Webb seemed off-kilter, complaining endlessly about not getting...

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Biggest debate threat to Hillary? Lincoln Chafee

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 8, 2015 at 11:32pm 10/8/2015 at 11:32pm

Former Rhode Island Senator and Governor Lincoln Chafee is a confirmed participant in the first Democratic primary debate next Tuesday on CNN.

The debate will be shorter than the last Republican event but the smaller number of people on stage means even lower tier candidates like Chafee will get ample time...

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Lincoln Chafee: Jeb Bush is drinking neo-con Kool-Aid

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 17, 2015 at 6:13pm 8/17/2015 at 6:13pm
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Someone should probably check on Lincoln Chafee’s comms shop

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 16, 2015 at 6:35pm 4/16/2015 at 6:35pm

Anyone who has ever worked for a candidate (or any public figure, really) has had that Oh, God moment. It’s the moment that you prepare for, pray will never come, but somehow always manages to sneak up kick the crap out of your best-laid media plans.

Democrat almost-candidate for president Lincoln...

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Chafee: Iraq War Vote Disqualifies Hillary

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 11, 2015 at 6:00pm 4/11/2015 at 6:00pm

Former Rhode Island governor Lincoln Chafee announced he was forming a presidential exploratory committee last week, and he’s wasting no time going after Hillary Clinton.

In an appearance on MSNBC’s Morning Joe Friday, he suggested that Hillary’s vote for the war in Iraq makes her a poor choice for president.

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Wut? Former RI Senator and Governor Linc Chafee for President?

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 9, 2015 at 11:48am 4/9/2015 at 11:48am

Former U.S. Senator and Rhode Island Governor Linc Chafee has announced the formation of a presidential exploratory committee.

When Rhode Island reader and blogger Tony emailed me about it, I thought it was a joke. Chafee has a reputation of a buffoonish political character who switches political sides on a whim. On...

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Linc Chafee, Rhode Island’s Independent In Name Only Man

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 22, 2012 at 12:50pm 2/22/2012 at 12:50pm

The long suffering people of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations elected Linc Chafee Governor in 2010, on the Independent line.

When Chafee was a Republican Senator, he was ranked as the No. 1 RINO by Human Events.  Chafee lost his reelection bid in 2006 to Sheldon Whitehouse.

In 2010, Ch...

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RI Gov. Linc Chafee gets to protect murderer from feds

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 14, 2011 at 8:37am 10/14/2011 at 8:37am

Back in June I posted about how RI Gov. Linc Chafee was refusing to turn Jason Wayne Pleau over to the feds because Pleau potentially was subject to the death penalty in connection with a murder committed on the steps of a federal bank.  The feds never indicated whether or not they would actually...

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The Feds Get Their Guy In Rhode Island

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 30, 2011 at 3:28pm 6/30/2011 at 3:28pm

I reported the other day how RI Gov. Linc Chafee was refusing to turn a murderer over to the feds because the murderer potentially was subject to the death penalty.  The murderer attempted to plead guilty to the murder in state court so as to avoid federal charges, but that...

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Rhode Island Becoming A Sanctuary State

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 6, 2011 at 10:05am 1/6/2011 at 10:05am

One of Linc Chafee’s key campaign promises in running for Governor was to rescind an executive order in Rhode Island which required vendors doing business with state agencies to use the federal E-Verify system to verify the immigration status of employees, and directing the state police to cooperate with federal immigration authorities...

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