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Chicago Tribune
How Hillary Clinton's health care missteps shaped her cautious futuretime, she put out her hand, they put out their hand," recalled Christine Fergus
How Hillary Clinton's health care missteps shaped her cautious future
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
time, she put out her hand, they put out their hand," recalled Christine Ferguson, the health-care aide to then-Sen. John Chafee of Rhode Island, another moderate Republican who had long worked on health reform. "The one misstep," said Ferguson,... Read more
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Providence Business News
Should the General Assembly come back for a special session to consider reforms to pension and other post-employment benefits plans for cities and towns that are doing a poor job of funding them?been put in place since then took an extended effort by then-General Treasurer
Should the General Assembly come back for a special session to consider reforms to pension and other post-employment benefits plans for cities and towns that are doing a poor job of funding them?
Providence Business News / Posted 6 days ago
been put in place since then took an extended effort by then-General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo and then-Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee. And at the time, it was clear that more work needed to be done on the local level, but none was done. Should the... Read more
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Providence Business News
State must take more active roll in reforming municipal financesof urgency to bring the problem under control. Gov. Gina M. Raimondo (and to a
State must take more active roll in reforming municipal finances
Providence Business News / Posted 8 days ago
of urgency to bring the problem under control. Gov. Gina M. Raimondo (and to a lesser extent, former governors Lincoln D. Chafee and Donald L. Carcieri) have been rightly praised for pushing state worker pension reform through the General Assembly... Read more
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Providence Business News
Will leaders emerge to avert a looming municipal pension and benefit crisis?millions saved, local plans and benefits were left on the table. It wasn't for
Will leaders emerge to avert a looming municipal pension and benefit crisis?
Providence Business News / Posted 8 days ago
millions saved, local plans and benefits were left on the table. It wasn't for lack of trying, said former Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee, who said he couldn't get any political traction for legislative packages that would have offered communities more... Read more
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The Atlantic
Four Reasons Curt Schilling Might Not Want to Run for Officethrough Chapter 7 bankruptcy. After the precipitous collapse, Schilling tried
Four Reasons Curt Schilling Might Not Want to Run for Office
The Atlantic / Posted 10 days ago
through Chapter 7 bankruptcy. After the precipitous collapse, Schilling tried to blame Rhode Island’s governor, Lincoln Chafee—who you may or more likely may not recall as a Democratic candidate for president this year—for torpedoing the... Read more
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The Providence Journal
Sailing medal eludes Chafee, GulariPosted Aug. 16, 2016 at 2:41 PM Posted Aug. 16, 2016 at 2:41 PM Louisa Chafee
Sailing medal eludes Chafee, Gulari
The Providence Journal / Posted 11 days ago
Posted Aug. 16, 2016 at 2:41 PM Posted Aug. 16, 2016 at 2:41 PM Louisa Chafee and Bora Gulari finished fourth in the Mixed Nacra 17 medal race in Rio de Janeiro on Tuesday, falling short of an Olympic medal. After 12 preliminary races, Argentina... Read more
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MLive.com
Detroit's Bora Gulari to compete for Team USA in Olympic sailing finals todayTurkish immigrants who settled in Detroit when Gulari was a child, and his sail
Detroit's Bora Gulari to compete for Team USA in Olympic sailing finals today
MLive.com / Posted 11 days ago
Turkish immigrants who settled in Detroit when Gulari was a child, and his sailing teammate, Rhode Island resident Louisa Chafee, climbed from 19th among 20 teams into the top ten for the opportunity to compete during the medal race thanks to... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Michigan athletes at the Rio Olympics: Today’s schedulealum. ■Bora Gulari:The sailor from Detroit will compete in the medal race in t
Michigan athletes at the Rio Olympics: Today’s schedule
Detroit Free Press / Posted 11 days ago
alum. ■Bora Gulari:The sailor from Detroit will compete in the medal race in the Nacra 17 class with his partner, Louisa Chafee, at 1:05 p.m. Although Gulari and Chafee have been mathematically eliminated from medal contention, they could rise as... Read more
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The Providence Journal
Chafee, Gulari surge to ninth, qualify for medal race Posted Aug. 14, 2016 at 5:13 PM Posted Aug. 14, 2016 at 5:13 PM The U.S. Na
Chafee, Gulari surge to ninth, qualify for medal race
The Providence Journal / Posted 12 days ago
Posted Aug. 14, 2016 at 5:13 PM Posted Aug. 14, 2016 at 5:13 PM The U.S. Nacra 17 sailing team of Louisa Chafee and Bora Gulari rallied Sunday, leaping three spots in the overall standings to... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
DEA rules that marijuana has no medical valuefive years ago by then-Washington state Democratic Gov. Christine Gregoire and
DEA rules that marijuana has no medical value
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 13 days ago
five years ago by then-Washington state Democratic Gov. Christine Gregoire and then-Rhode Island Republican Gov. Lincoln Chafee. “The decision by the DEA to continue to categorize marijuana in the same schedule as heroin, LSD and other very... Read more
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The Providence Journal
Olympics today: Chafee, Gulari climb to 12th overall Posted Aug. 13, 2016 at 5:20 PM Posted Aug. 13, 2016 at 5:20 PM RIO DE JANE
Olympics today: Chafee, Gulari climb to 12th overall
The Providence Journal / Posted 13 days ago
Posted Aug. 13, 2016 at 5:20 PM Posted Aug. 13, 2016 at 5:20 PM RIO DE JANEIRO – First-time Olympian Louisa Chafee sailed into the 12th spot Saturday with teammate Bora Gulari in the Nacra 17... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
DEA's marijuana classification angers Southeast Texas organizationthe former Democratic governor of Washington state. In 2011, Gregoire and form
DEA's marijuana classification angers Southeast Texas organization
Houston Chronicle / Posted 15 days ago
the former Democratic governor of Washington state. In 2011, Gregoire and former Rhode Island Republican Gov. Lincoln Chafee filed a petition asking the DEA to reclassify marijuana, a move that would have allowed pharmacies to fill pot... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Reefer madness at the DEA — when will the feds catch up?that have recognized the medical values of cannabis and the federal government.
Reefer madness at the DEA — when will the feds catch up?
The Seattle Times / Posted 15 days ago
that have recognized the medical values of cannabis and the federal government. Gregoire and Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee in 2011 asked for marijuana to be reclassified so it could be prescribed by a physician. Research on the medical... Read more
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Beaumont Enterprise
DEA's marijuana classification angers Southeast Texas organizationthe former Democratic governor of Washington state. In 2011, Gregoire and form
DEA's marijuana classification angers Southeast Texas organization
Beaumont Enterprise / Posted 15 days ago
the former Democratic governor of Washington state. In 2011, Gregoire and former Rhode Island Republican Gov. Lincoln Chafee filed a petition asking the DEA to reclassify marijuana, a move that would have allowed pharmacies to fill pot... Read more
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PR.com
Rocky De La Fuente Wins Reform Party�s Presidential NominationNorth Carolina. He competed seriously enough to amass more votes than current G
Rocky De La Fuente Wins Reform Party�s Presidential Nomination
PR.com / Posted 15 days ago
North Carolina. He competed seriously enough to amass more votes than current Governors Walker and Jindal, former Governors Chafee, Perry, Pataki & Gilmore, current Senator Graham and former Senators Webb and Santorum combined as well as more votes... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
DEA moves to make more marijuana available for medical researchVicodin, Tylenol with codeine and anabolic steroids. Medical marijuana advocat
DEA moves to make more marijuana available for medical research
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 15 days ago
Vicodin, Tylenol with codeine and anabolic steroids. Medical marijuana advocates and two former governors – Lincoln Chafee of Rhode Island and Christine Gregoire of Washington – had petitioned the DEA to reclassify marijuana to Schedule 2 as... Read more
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The Seattle Times
DEA says marijuana has no medical use; pot remains listed as dangerousand continue to allow patients to have access for necessary medicinal purposes.
DEA says marijuana has no medical use; pot remains listed as dangerous
The Seattle Times / Posted 15 days ago
and continue to allow patients to have access for necessary medicinal purposes.” In 2011, Gregoire and then-Gov. Lincoln Chafee of Rhode Island, a Republican, filed a petition asking the DEA to reclassify marijuana, a move that would have allowed... Read more
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The Providence Journal
Olympics: Chafee, Gulari find wind is their enemybefore had long moved on. But wind became the enemy of the Olympic sailors in G
Olympics: Chafee, Gulari find wind is their enemy
The Providence Journal / Posted 15 days ago
before had long moved on. But wind became the enemy of the Olympic sailors in Guanabara Bay. And for Rhode Island's Louisa Chafee and partner Bora Gulari, the conditions wreaked havoc with their Nacra 17 boat. Chafee and Gulari finished only two of... Read more
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The Providence Journal
Olympics today: Mixed day for RI's McNay, Chafee in sailing preliminaries Posted Aug. 11, 2016 at 4:30 PM Posted Aug. 11, 2016 at 4:30 PM Louisa Chaf
Olympics today: Mixed day for RI's McNay, Chafee in sailing preliminaries
The Providence Journal / Posted 15 days ago
Posted Aug. 11, 2016 at 4:30 PM Posted Aug. 11, 2016 at 4:30 PM Louisa Chafee and partner Bora Gulari sailed in four preliminary races today in Rio, completing two and... Read more
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Officer.com
DEA Says Marijuana Has No Medical Valuethe former Democratic governor of Washington state. In 2011, Gregoire and form
DEA Says Marijuana Has No Medical Value
Officer.com / Posted 15 days ago
the former Democratic governor of Washington state. In 2011, Gregoire and former Rhode Island Republican Gov. Lincoln Chafee filed a petition asking the DEA to reclassify marijuana, a move that would have allowed pharmacies to fill pot... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
DEA says marijuana has no medical value, will remain classified as a dangerous drugWashington state. Story continues below advertisement. In 2011, Gregoire and
DEA says marijuana has no medical value, will remain classified as a dangerous drug
Bangor Daily News / Posted 16 days ago
Washington state. Story continues below advertisement. In 2011, Gregoire and former Rhode Island Republican Gov. Lincoln Chafee filed a petition asking the DEA to reclassify marijuana, a move that would have allowed pharmacies to fill pot... Read more
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Orange County Register
DEA says marijuana has no medical value, will remain in same category as heroin and LSDthe former Democratic governor of Washington state. In 2011, Gregoire and form
DEA says marijuana has no medical value, will remain in same category as heroin and LSD
Orange County Register / Posted 16 days ago
the former Democratic governor of Washington state. In 2011, Gregoire and former Rhode Island Republican Gov. Lincoln Chafee filed a petition asking the DEA to reclassify marijuana, a move that would have allowed pharmacies to fill pot... Read more
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The News & Observer
DEA: Marijuana has no medical value, will remain in same category as heroin and LSDGregoire, the former governor of Washington state In 2011, Gregoire and former
DEA: Marijuana has no medical value, will remain in same category as heroin and LSD
The News & Observer / Posted 16 days ago
Gregoire, the former governor of Washington state In 2011, Gregoire and former Rhode Island Republican Gov. Lincoln Chafee filed a petition asking the DEA to reclassify marijuana, a move that would have allowed pharmacies to fill pot... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
DEA: Marijuana has no medical value, will remain in same category as heroin and LSDGregoire, the former governor of Washington state In 2011, Gregoire and former
DEA: Marijuana has no medical value, will remain in same category as heroin and LSD
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 16 days ago
Gregoire, the former governor of Washington state In 2011, Gregoire and former Rhode Island Republican Gov. Lincoln Chafee filed a petition asking the DEA to reclassify marijuana, a move that would have allowed pharmacies to fill pot... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Cats are back with an adrenaline rush in Olympic sailingeasily identifiable for spectators watching from Flamengo Beach. ''Catamarans
Cats are back with an adrenaline rush in Olympic sailing
KECI Missoula / Posted 16 days ago
easily identifiable for spectators watching from Flamengo Beach. ''Catamarans are back with a vengeance,'' said Louisa Chafee of Warwick, Rhode Island, who serves as crew for U.S. skipper Bora Gulari of Miami. Catamarans disappeared from the... Read more
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The Providence Journal
R.I.'s Chafee, McNay begin preliminary races at Olympics Posted Aug. 10, 2016 at 2:32 PM Posted Aug. 10, 2016 at 2:32 PM Rhode Islan
R.I.'s Chafee, McNay begin preliminary races at Olympics
The Providence Journal / Posted 17 days ago
Posted Aug. 10, 2016 at 2:32 PM Posted Aug. 10, 2016 at 2:32 PM Rhode Island's Louisa Chafee finished 13th out of 20 after the first race in the preliminary round of the mixed nacra 17... Read more
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Boston Globe
When to watch New England’s must-see Olympiansmedal count. Aly Raisman, 22, of Needham Event: Women’s team-all around Final
When to watch New England’s must-see Olympians
Boston Globe / Posted 18 days ago
medal count. Aly Raisman, 22, of Needham Event: Women’s team-all around Final Time: Tuesday, August 9, at 3 p.m.Louisa Chafee, 24, from Saunderstown, R.I. Event: Mixed nacra 17 (multihull) Time: Wednesday, August 10Gevvie Stone, 31, from... Read more
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Boston Globe
Curt Schilling ponders running for officeStudios went bankrupt in 2012, leaving taxpayers on the hook. Schilling has lon
Curt Schilling ponders running for office
Boston Globe / Posted 18 days ago
Studios went bankrupt in 2012, leaving taxpayers on the hook. Schilling has long criticized then-Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee for not issuing further financial assistance. In the same Facebook thread where he outlined his political... Read more
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The Atlantic
The 2016 Presidential Cheat Sheet: It's Trump vs. Clintonwith the White House to write a new constitution for Belarus. Who is he? The s
The 2016 Presidential Cheat Sheet: It's Trump vs. Clinton
The Atlantic / Posted 18 days ago
with the White House to write a new constitution for Belarus. Who is he? The son of beloved Rhode Island politician John Chafee, Linc took his late father’s seat in the U.S. Senate, serving as a Republican. He was governor, first as an... Read more
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Providence Business News
Eighth annual Rhode Island Mini Maker Faire planned for Aug. 13Mini Maker Faire is part of AS220’s Foo Fest street festival on Empire Street a
Eighth annual Rhode Island Mini Maker Faire planned for Aug. 13
Providence Business News / Posted 19 days ago
Mini Maker Faire is part of AS220’s Foo Fest street festival on Empire Street and the Maker Faire is located at the Pell Chafee Performance Center at 87 Empire St. Rhode Island Mini Maker Faire will feature hands-on making, building and hacking,... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Allmendinger paces Sprint Cup practice at WGIraces here. These things can go any possible way. We really just don't know wha
Allmendinger paces Sprint Cup practice at WGI
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 21 days ago
races here. These things can go any possible way. We really just don't know what to expect." Greg Biffle crew member Todd Chafee checks race tires in the garage area Friday at Watkins Glen International during practice for Sunday's Cheez-It 355 at... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Clinton Republicans, Trump Democrats: See Who's Defecting This Electionthe Wall Street Journal. Weld is the vice presidential nominee for the Libertar
Clinton Republicans, Trump Democrats: See Who's Defecting This Election
KERA North Texas / Posted 23 days ago
the Wall Street Journal. Weld is the vice presidential nominee for the Libertarian party in this year's election. Lincoln Chafee Chafee, former governor and senator of Rhode Island, launched a short-lived presidential bid during this year's... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Clinton Republicans, Trump Democrats: See Who's Defecting This Electionthe Wall Street Journal. Weld is the vice presidential nominee for the Libertar
Clinton Republicans, Trump Democrats: See Who's Defecting This Election
KPBS San Diego / Posted 23 days ago
the Wall Street Journal. Weld is the vice presidential nominee for the Libertarian party in this year's election. Lincoln Chafee Chafee, former governor and senator of Rhode Island, launched a short-lived presidential bid during this year's... Read more
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Breitbart
Curt Schilling’s Video Game Studio Cleared of Any Criminal Wrongdoingthe process, Schilling believes that efforts to save the company were sabotaged
Curt Schilling’s Video Game Studio Cleared of Any Criminal Wrongdoing
Breitbart / Posted 25 days ago
the process, Schilling believes that efforts to save the company were sabotaged by the former Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee when he revealed the developer was in financial trouble, scaring away investors. He also claimed that an investor had... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
U.S. sailors look for redemption in Rio after London flopJonathan, a two-time Olympic medalist, is coaching the Nacra 17 catamaran crew
U.S. sailors look for redemption in Rio after London flop
Chicago Tribune / Posted 26 days ago
Jonathan, a two-time Olympic medalist, is coaching the Nacra 17 catamaran crew of Bora Gulari of Detroit and Louisa Chafee of Warwick, Rhode Island. Luther Carpenter is coaching Finn sailor Caleb Paine of San Diego. Carpenter has helped... Read more
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The Providence Journal
Unlikely Olympic dream leads Chafee to Rio29, 2016 at 1:57 PM Posted Jul. 29, 2016 at 1:57 PM NEWPORT — Coming into her
Unlikely Olympic dream leads Chafee to Rio
The Providence Journal / Posted 29 days ago
29, 2016 at 1:57 PM Posted Jul. 29, 2016 at 1:57 PM NEWPORT — Coming into her senior year at Brown University, Louisa Chafee spotted an article in a sailing magazine that altered her young life’s plans. The story described a new event for the... Read more
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The Providence Journal
Despite Rio's water woes, RI Olympians focused on goldwater woes, RI Olympians focused on gold Posted Jul. 29, 2016 at 11:54 AM Pos
Despite Rio's water woes, RI Olympians focused on gold
The Providence Journal / Posted 29 days ago
water woes, RI Olympians focused on gold Posted Jul. 29, 2016 at 11:54 AM Posted Jul. 29, 2016 at 11:54 AM As Lincoln Chafee gave his oldest daughter, Louisa, a goodbye hug Wednesday at T.F. Green Airport, the last thing on his mind was the... Read more
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Providence Business News
Jury still out on final answer but incentives have an effectGov. Lincoln D. Chafee was a true believer in creating a level – and better – p
Jury still out on final answer but incentives have an effect
Providence Business News / Posted 29 days ago
Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee was a true believer in creating a level – and better – playing field for all business, and that that approach would bring companies to Rhode Island and grow jobs here, not tax incentives and the like. But with this political... Read more
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Providence Business News
Will a beefed-up Commerce RI pay off in meaningful job growth?of existing buildings and creation of jobs. Although it invites criticism – an
Will a beefed-up Commerce RI pay off in meaningful job growth?
Providence Business News / Posted 29 days ago
of existing buildings and creation of jobs. Although it invites criticism – and was discouraged by former Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee – the deployment of state incentives to attract companies and encourage existing businesses to expand operations or... Read more
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USA Today
10 defining moments in Hillary Clinton’s path to the Democratic nominationFirst debate Democratic presidential candidates, from left, Jim Webb, Bernie S
10 defining moments in Hillary Clinton’s path to the Democratic nomination
USA Today / Posted 30 days ago
First debate Democratic presidential candidates, from left, Jim Webb, Bernie Sanders, Clinton, Martin O'Malley and Lincoln Chafee take the stage before the CNN Democratic presidential debate on Oct. 13, 2015, in Las Vegas. (Photo: John Locher,... Read more
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Roll Call
Kaine's Resume Not as Unique as AdvertisedEmroy Warren, Wyoming. Individuals who served as a senator between serving as
Kaine's Resume Not as Unique as Advertised
Roll Call / Posted 30 days ago
Emroy Warren, Wyoming. Individuals who served as a senator between serving as a mayor and as a governor: Lincoln Chafee, R.I. Dirk Kempthorne, R-Idaho. Matthew M. Neely, W.Va. Pete Wilson, R-Calif. Individuals who were governors... Read more

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