John Chafee (R) 66th Governor of Rhode Island

 

 John Lester Hubbard Chafee (born October 22, 1922) was the 66th Governor of Rhode Island. He previously served as an officer in the United States Marine Corp, and as a United States Senator. Chafee was active in Rhode Island politics by helping elect a mayor of Providence in the 1950s. “He successfully ran for a seat in the Rhode Island House of Representatives in 1956 and later became the minority leader” (Wikipedia, 2016). He was elected Governor in 1962 and helped create the state’s public transportation administration as well as…

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Lincoln Chafee (D) 2016 Presidential Candidate

 

 Lincoln Chafee (born March 26, 1953) has served a Mayor of Warwick, Rhode Island, in the United States Senate and as Rhode Island’s 74th Governor. Chafee is the son of John Chafee who served as the 66th Governor of Rhode Island. He was appointed to fill his father’s seat in the Senate after his death by then Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Almond. ┬áChafee was elected for a full term in 2000 as a ┬áRepublican candidate. Chafee shifted his affiliation towards the Democratic Party when he endorsed President Barack Obama in…

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Gov. Lincoln Chafee (Independent)

 

  Lincoln Davenport Chafee (born March 26, 1953) is an American politician who has been the 74th Governor of Rhode Island since January 2011. Prior to his election as governor, Chafee served in the United States Senate as a Republican from 1999 until losing his Senate re-election bid in 2006 to Democrat Sheldon Whitehouse. In 2007, he left the Republican Party and became an independent.He is the first independent to serve as Governor of Rhode Island since John Collins, who served 1786-1790. A Rhode Island native educated at Phillips Academy…

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Rep. Patrick Kennedy (D-RI-1st) Rants About Media Coverage…

 

  Patrick Joseph Kennedy II (born July 14, 1967) is currently representing Rhode Island’s 1st congressional district since 1995. The district includes all of Bristol County and Newport County, and parts of Providence County. On February 11, 2010, Kennedy announced he would not seek re-election in 2010.

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