"One of my dorm mates in 10th grade is running for president also, Jeb Bush. We had some spirited games of Ping-Pong and our paths have not crossed much since high school, but I think we still consider each other friends." — Lincoln Chafee
LINCOLN CHAFEE HARDEST HIT: Shocking to see something so reasonable from Mother Jones, but they’re entirely correct: America Uses Fahrenheit. The Rest of the World Uses Celsius. America Is Right. The Rest of the World Is Wrong. I like their graphic, too. And speaking of Lincoln Chafee, let me note that there are two kinds […]
MSNBC anchor Rachel Maddow on Tuesday couldn't help herself as she fawned over the liberal credentials of Republican turned independent turned Democrat Lincoln Chafee. Despite the fact that Chafee is no longer a member of the GOP, the journalist repeatedly hyped his former status. Show More Summary
Lincoln Chafee, former Republican senator and current Democratic candidate for president, talks with Rachel Maddow about his decision to leave the Republican...
Did Ronald Reagan really talk about shifting the United States to the metric system, as Lincoln Chafee claims? And was Bill Clinton as far behind in 1991 as Rick Santorum is today?
WASHINGTON -- Lincoln Chafee, the former Rhode Island senator and governor now seeking the Democratic presidential nomination, drew lots of coverage -- and a few jabs on late-night television -- for suggesting this week that the U.S....Show More Summary
Hillary Clinton has a third underdog challenger for the Democratic presidential nomination. Former Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee entered the race Wednesday, casting himself as an antiwar candidate who opposed the invasion of Iraq back when Clinton supported it. Show More Summary
What do Martin O’Malley, George Pataki, and Lincoln Chafee have in common? They don’t have a chance in hell in winning their party’s nomination...
As he embarks on the campaign trail to begin his long-shot bid for the Democratic presidential nomination, Lincoln Chafee, the former governor of Rhode Island, draws on a transformative experience that gives him a sense of confidence: his previous life as a farrier.
He has virtually no chance to get the Democratic nomination but former Rhode Island Governor and Senator Lincoln Chafee deserves credit. He finally said what all responsible Democrats need to acknowledge about their inevitable nominee: It’s a long record going back over decades of questionable ethical practices. People groan when I bring up Whitewater and […]
With recent Rick Perry and Lincoln Chafee bids, Stewart wonders how many more can fit in the clown car
Lincoln Chafee has launched Democratic presidential bid with at least one interesting proposal: he wants the U.S. to go metric. Read more...
The Daily Show’s Jon Stewart welcomed former governors Lincoln Chafee and Rick Perry into the 2016 presidential nominee race, while wondering when former Florida Governor Jeb Bush was going to end his fundraising and just announce already. Wading through the ennui of Chafee’s...
Taking umbrage with Alex Wagner's mockery of Lincoln Chafee for announcing he wants to take the U.S. into the metric system if he's elected president, former New York Times ethics columnist Randy Cohen playfully griped that the MSNBC host's program was at risk of being a virtual "wing of Fox News."
Rick Perry is running for president again, because if at first you don't succeed, try, try... um, what’s the third one there? Let’s see...um, um. I can't name the third one. I can't. Sorry, oops. Lincoln Chafee thinks the U.S. should adopt the metric system -- FINALLY, someone is discussing the 226.786 kilogram elephant in the room. Show More Summary
(Steven Hayward) Lincoln Chafee—who I liked to call the “Missing Linc” during his brief tenure as a U.S. Senator—has made moving to the metric system a key plank of his presidential campaign. What—is he trying to allow John Stewart’s...Show More Summary
The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Republican Rick Perry and Democrat Lincoln Chafee enter the 2016 race; Maryland bans fracking; Texas and Oklahoma ban fracking bans; PLUS: Big Oil CEOs call for a price on carbon (but there's a catch)... Show More Summary
Former Rhode Island senator and governor Lincoln Chafee said he will run for president. He joins former Texas Governor Rick Perry, who also made it official on Thursday.
Former governors Rick Perry and Lincoln Chafee both announced their presidential bids this week. They were beaten to the 2016 announcing race by so many other candidates that people are running out of novel ways to explain why each successive batch of White House wannabes will probably never be president. ... More »