Former GOPer Lincoln Chafee Plots Comeback as Independent

Four years after losing a bid for re-election in "The Thumpin" of 2006, former Republican Sen. Lincoln Chafee of Rhode Island will be back on the ballot as a candidate for governor this November. Do not, however, look for an 'R' or a 'D' after his name: Chafee is running as an independent. "I believe that running as an independent will free me from the constraints that party politics impose on candidates," Chafee said Monday while announcing his gubernatorial run in Warwick, R.I., the town...Full Story
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