Democratic Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee was just following the tradition set by his predecessor, Republican Donald Carcieri, by calling it a “holiday tree.” In fact, that tradition goes back to the state’s founder, Roger Williams, an advocate for religious tolerance. But after a “brouhaha” broke out over the matter, Chafee said he’s ready to […]
Gov. Lincoln Chafee's decision to call it a "holiday tree" has ignited passion in the past. This year, to avoid any anger, Chafee said he'll call the 18-foot blue spruce a Christmas Tree.
(CNN) - "Christmas" is returning to Rhode Island's capitol building. Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee put out a statement Monday announcing that the tree at the State House will be called a "Christmas tree," ending a two-year long controversy. In 2011, in his first year as governor, Chafee's calling of a "holiday tree" sparked protests, […]
The former head of the Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation has accused the state's governor, Lincoln Chafee, of preventing 38 studios' attempts to avoid bankruptcy, the Boston Globe reports. Keith Stokes, the erstwhile head...Show More Summary
Facing a tough reelection bid in 2014, Lincoln Chafee throws up the white flag - a historical rarity among 1st term Rhode Island governors.
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Gov. Lincoln Chafee, a radical abortion advocate, will not seek re-election next year as Rhode Island’s governor. “The announcement, at a hastily called 2 p.m. news conference, opens the door for a number of prominent politicians who have been eying the governor’s office,” says one report. Two popular and well-funded Democrats — state General Treasurer […]
BOSTON (Reuters) - Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee, who became a Democrat in May, does not plan to seek re-election when his term wraps up at the end of next year, local media reported on Wednesday.
Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee won't run for a second term in 2014, NBC News has confirmed. Facing what would have been difficult odds for the Republican-turned-Independent-turned Democrat, Chafee announced Wednesday he was abandoning his re-election bid to focus on the …
More confusion for Campaign 2014 as Chafee’s party switch didn’t help his polling numbers: Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee (D) announced Wednesday he would not seek reelection in 2014. Chafee made the announcement outside the state Department of Motor Vehicles at a news conference. Chafee switched his party registration to Democrat from Independent in May […]
According to the Associated Press, Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee will not be seeking a second term. Chafee was elected as an Independent...
Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee said Wednesday he won’t run for a second term next year.
Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee (D) announced Wednesday he would not seek reelection in 2014. Chafee made the announcement outside the state Department of Motor Vehicles at a news conference. Chafee switched his party registration to Democrat from Independent in May in an apparent effort to help his reelection chances amid low approval ratings. Show More Summary
Opponents of the electoral college reached an important milestone last month. Gov. Lincoln Chafee (D-R.I.) signed a bill into law that committed Rhode Island to the National Popular Vote interstate compact. That’s a deal wherein states commit to send their … Continue reading ?
Rhode Island schools may now conduct gender-specific school events so long as a “comparable” event is scheduled for students of the opposite sex, the Providence Journal reports.Democratic governor Lincoln Chafee allowed the bill became...Show More Summary
Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee this week signed legislation into law that will create the nation’s second mattress recycling program. The International Sleep Products Association (ISPA) worked closely with Rhode Island Senate Majority...Show More Summary
Governor Lincoln Chafee of Rhode Island extended his pro-abortion record further by vetoing a bill the state legislature approved allowing motorists to purchase Choose Life license plates for their vehicles. The measure is similar to bills in other states that allow sales of the plates to fund adoptions or support pregnancy centers that provide women [...]
(Reuters) - Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee is expected to approve a $2.5 million debt service payment on bonds used to lure former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling's now bankrupt videogame company to the state.
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