Here's my post from June 3rd: I assume Christie wants to run for President in 2016. If so, he can't reinforce the suspicion that he's really a Democrat (unless he want's to do that Lincoln Chafee thing and become a Democrat). Here's Rush Limbaugh on his show today: I will not be surprised... Show More Summary
MSNBC host Chris Matthews is at it again: While speaking with Rhode Island governor Lincoln Chafee yesterday about his recent switch to the Democratic party, Matthews said today's Republican party is the home of Confederate president...Show More Summary
By Frank Moraes Have you heard the news? Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee will become a Democrat tomorrow. You probably don't care, but stick with me because this is interesting. He used to be a Republican. And then he became an independent. Show More Summary
WARWICK, Rhode Island (Reuters) - Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee credited U.S. President Barack Obama with inspiring him to join the Democratic Party, a stance that his peers said put the son of former governor more in line with voters in the sta...
Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee, who served eight years in the Senate as a Republican before declaring himself an independent, is changing his party affiliation again and becoming a Democrat. Chafee has a history of clashing with Republicans...Show More Summary
Today's big news out of Rhode Island is Gov. Lincoln Chafee's decision to affiliate with the Democratic Party. Chafee, a former Republican U.S. Senator, won the governorship in 2010 as an independent in a four-way race. Chafee's taxShow More Summary
(WARWICK, R.I.) — Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee is a Democrat. Chafee changed his registration on Thursday morning at Warwick City Hall. He had been an independent since 2007 when he left the Republican Party after losing his seat in the U.S. Show More Summary
Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee has joined the Democratic Party, Politico reports: Chafee quietly informed President Barack Obama of his intention to affiliate as a Democrat after reaching that decision in private, Chafee spokeswoman Christine Hunsinger said. The governor’s office...
I never understood why Linc Chafee stayed in the Republican party, anyway. He's a much better Democrat: Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee (I) will switch to the Democratic party as he seeks a second term in 2014, Politico reported onShow More Summary
Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee, an independent, has notified senior Democratic officials that he intends to switch his registration to the Democratic Party before an expected tough re-election fight in 2014. The Democratic National Committee released a statement from President Barack Obama praising Chafee as “an independent thinker and leader who’s unafraid to reach across [...]
Multiple news outlets have already reported that Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee will switch his party registration from independent to Democrat tomorrow. The move represents the culmination of a long journey from the GOP to the Democratic Party that began in 2007 when … Continue reading ?
CNN's GUT CHECK | for May 29, 2013 | 5 p.m. - n. a pause to assess the state, progress or condition of the political news cycle DEVELOPING: Rhode Island Gov. changes party ID–again... Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee, an independent, plans to run for re-election next year as a Democrat, two Democratic sources confirmed […]
"I’m delighted to hear that Governor Chafee is joining the Democratic Party. For nearly 30 years, Linc Chafee has served his beloved Rhode Island as an independent thinker and leader who’s unafraid to reach across party lines to get things done. Show More Summary
Former Republican, Lincoln Chafee supports Obama and spoke at last year's Democratic convention.
Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee has notified senior Democratic Party officials that he intends to switch his party registration and join the Democratic Party, Politico reports. Chafee, a former GOP senator, was elected to the governor's office as an independent in 2010. Show More Summary
Rich, Senator Dole lost me at the first person. Olympia Snowe has announced her agreement. It clearly moved Lincoln Chafee to action. Has anyone called Christie Todd Whitman yet?
Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee is changing parties, deciding to run for re-election as a Democrat. Chafee, who has been registered as an Independent, has been publicly considering a party switch for some time. Two years ago when talking about running for re-election he signaled an openness to doing so as a Democrat. Lincoln Chafee [...]Show More Summary
(CNN) – Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee, an independent, plans to run for re-election next year as a Democrat, two Democratic sources confirmed Wednesday to CNN. The first-term governor became the first governor in the state's history to serve as an independent when he was elected in 2010. Reached by CNN, Chafee's office gave no […]
BOSTON (Reuters) - Rhode Island's Independent Governor Lincoln Chafee plans to join the Democratic party, Politico.com reported on Wednesday, citing unnamed sources close to the governor.
Honestly, I thought he had already switched: Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee has notified senior Democratic Party officials that he intends to switch his party registration and join the Democratic Party, multiple sources familiar with Chafee’s decision told POLITICO. Show More Summary