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  1. Reed, Whitehouse likely to oppose Trump court nomineeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 10 | CW28 Providence

    ... when Bush nominated him to the appeals court. (Rhode Island's other U.S. senator at the time, then-Republican Lincoln Chafee, voted for Kavanaugh.) "I opposed Judge Kavanaugh's nomination to a lower court seat because of his overtly partisan ...

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  2. Chafee endorses Raimondo's Democratic opponent for governorRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 28 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Former Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee is endorsing the Democratic challenger in the governor's race over incumbent Democrat Gina Raimondo. Chafee on Thursday called former Secretary of State Matt Brown hardworking and energetic and said he disagrees with Raimondo's policies, including using tax incentives to lure businesses to the state.

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  3. Lincoln Chafee backs Matt Brown for govRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 28 | CW28 Providence

    A decade after they were rival candidates for U.S. Senate, Lincoln Chafee is backing Matt Brown in his Democratic primary challenge against incumbent Gov. Gina Raimondo. Chafee, who became a Democrat five years ago, made the endorsement Thursday in a news release issued by the Brown campaign.

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  4. Business | Founder of JetBlue Poised to Launch New Airline with Providence Hub, Say ReportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 20 | Go Local

    ... reports Airline Weekly. Neeleman is no stranger to Rhode Island - he was lobbied by both then-Governor Lincoln Chafee and Providence Economic Development Director Jim Bennett to bring the airline to RI. The effort was successful. As GoLocalProv ...

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  5. News | Fung's Relationship With Carpionato Dwarfed By Senator Reed's Financial TiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 15 | Go Local

    ... meet certain criteria of the United State Senate. Unlike his predecessor Senator Claiborne Pell, or Senators Lincoln Chafee and Sheldon Whitehouse, who all had one district office in Rhode Island, Reed has two state offices just nine miles apart. ...

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  6. Chafee puts brakes on run for SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2018 | Warwickonline.com

    Lincoln Chafee, citing an internal poll and lack of support from Bernie Sanders supporters, has decided not to run for U.S. Senate against Sheldon Whitehouse in the Democratic Primary next fall.

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  7. News | EDITORIAL: Deepwater's Success Has Many ParentsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2018 | Go Local

    ... Then, when Deepwater's first phase - the demonstration project off of Block Island was fledgling - Governor Lincoln Chafee blocked out the chorus of naysayers and NIMBYists and pushed forward with key approvals to make the first phase a reality. ...

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  8. Lincoln Chafee forgoes U.S. Senate runRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2018 | WLNE-TV Providence

    WARWICK, R.I. Lincoln Chafee has decided against a run for U.S. Senate, after saying last month he was 90-percent sure he would run. "Two of my favorite sayings are, 'Fortune favors the bold' and 'Discretion is the better part of valor.'

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  9. Chafee Won't Run for SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2018 | Taegan Goddard's Political Wire

    Former Sen. Lincoln Chafee will not challenge Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse in a primary, the Providence Journal reports. Said Chafee: "The appetite amongst Democrats to debate what went wrong in 2016 wasn't there to the extent that I would have liked."

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  10. Lincoln Chafee says he will not run for US Senate in Rhode IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2018 | Boston.com

    Lincoln Chafee announced Tuesday he will not run for his former US Senate seat in Rhode Island, which would have created one of the most high-profile Democratic primaries in the country. Just a few weeks ago Chafee said there was a "90 percent" chance that he would challenge two-term Democratic incumbent Sheldon Whitehouse.

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  11. Ex-senator Lincoln Chafee decides not to run for officeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2018 | Las Vegas Review Journal

    Former Democratic presidential candidate and Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee says he will not run for office in 2018 after all. He had been considering a run for his old U.S. Senate seat.

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  12. Ex-governor, senator Lincoln Chafee to skip run for officeRead the original story

    May 29, 2018 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Former Democratic presidential candidate and Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee says he will not run for office in 2018 after all. He had been considering a run for his old U.S. Senate seat.

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  13. Politics | EXCLUSIVE: Chafee Out of U.S. Senate RaceRead the original story

    May 29, 2018 | Go Local

    In late April, former United States Senator and Governor of Rhode Island Chafee told GoLocalProv that he would challenge Sheldon Whitehouse in the Democratic primary for United States Senate in September. On Sunday night, Chafee told GoLocal, "Two of my favorite sayings are, 'Fortune favors the bold' and 'Discretion is the better part of valor.'

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  14. News | UHIP's Federal Special Master Expects Upgrades to Be Implemented By Late JuneRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2018 | Go Local

    FFederally appointed special master Deming Sherman believes that the corrections to UHIP's technology and program failures relating to the food stamp program will finally be corrected on June 23. "The new date for the 'worker inbox' upgrade and related fixes is June 23. In the meantime I expect that the percentages for timeliness of processing of both expedited and non-expedited SNAP applications will remain above 90% because of the technological and staffing improvements to date," Sherman told GoLocal. The UHIP program has been a convoluted tech and economic disaster that started under the administration of former Governor Lincoln Chafee and was launched by Governor Gina Raimondo's administration.

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  15. Lincoln Chafee, a political enigma, eyes his old Senate seatRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2018 | The Day

    To continue reading this premium story, you need to become a member. Click below to take advantage of an exclusive offer for new members: In this Oct. 13, 2015, file photo, former Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee speaks during the a Democratic presidential debate in Las Vegas.

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  16. Lincoln Chafee is staging a comeback, but all R.I. wants to talk about is his ties to RussiaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2018 | Boston.com

    Former Rhode Island governor Lincoln Chafee made the surprise announcement two weeks ago that he was very likely to challenge US Senator Sheldon Whitehouse in a Democratic primary this year. When former Rhode Island governor Lincoln Chafee made the surprise announcement two weeks ago that he was very likely to challenge US Senator Sheldon Whitehouse in a Democratic primary this year, he hoped it would spur a conversation about the future of the party.

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  17. Chafee to further evaluate possible race for senateRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2018 | Warwickonline.com

    Once 90 percent sure of running for the U.S. Senate, former U.S. Senator and Governor Lincoln Chafee is giving a run a second thought.

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  18. Chafee, mulling Senate run, jokes 'I am not a Russian spy'Read the original story

    May 4, 2018 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Former Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee says he was joking when he deadpanned during an interview that he's not a Russian spy. Chafee made the comment to WPRO-AM Friday when discussing his possible Democratic primary run for the U.S. Senate seat he lost to Sheldon Whitehouse in 2006.

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  19. Ex-Sen. Chafee to take more time to mull another Senate runRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2018 | Norwalk Citizen News

    Former U.S. Sen. Lincoln Chafee said Thursday he will take more time, "perhaps weeks," to mull a bid to regain his Senate seat, adding that he has changed his mind and would now support legislation protecting special counsel Robert Mueller. Chafee, also a former Rhode Island governor, surprised many last week when he said he would likely challenge U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse in a Democratic primary.

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  20. Chafee to take 'more time' to mull Senate runRead the original story

    May 3, 2018 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Former Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee says he will take more time, "perhaps weeks," to mull a bid to regain his U.S. Senate seat. Chafee surprised many last week when he said he would likely challenge Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse in a Democratic primary, and he told The Associated Press he'd likely decide this week.

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