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Former Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee Exploring Run For President

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 04.09.2015 | Politics

Former Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee on Thursday announced he is considering running for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination. The 62-yea...

Governor Proposes Major Shift For Rhode Island

AP | DAVID KLEPPER | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Idaho has potatoes and Maine has lobsters. If Gov. Lincoln Chafee has his way, Rhode Island will be the state Americans asso...

Dem Gov Bows Out

Posted 09.04.2013 | Politics

Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee (D) announced Wednesday he would not seek reelection in 2014. Chafee made the announcement outside the state Depar...

State Minimum Wage Hike Signed Into Law

Reuters | Posted 08.21.2012 | Politics

June 21 (Reuters) - Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee has signed into law the state's first minimum wage hike since before the recession, lawmake...

Governor Defends Statehouse 'Holiday Tree'

AP | DAVID KLEPPER | Posted 01.29.2012 | Politics

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The governor said Tuesday that lawmakers upset with his decision to call the blue spruce erected in the Statehouse a holiday ...

Sam Stein

Chafee Sees Trouble Ahead For Obama In Pennsylvania | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former Sen. Lincoln Chafee sees an uphill battle for Sen Barack Obama, whom he supports, in the upcoming Pennsylvania primary. And he sites the thumpi...