Former Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee Announces 2016 Exploratory Committee
Via Rhode Island NPR:
Former Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee has announced that he is considering a campaign for the 2016 Democratic nomination for president. The 62-year old former U.S. Senator and governor said in an interview that he wants to give Democratic voters a choice for president. "The Republicans have lots of choices, I feel that Democratic voters deserve choices too." Chafee said the launch of his exploratory committee will be made via videos posted on his website, Chafee2016.com. "Throughout my career, I exercised good judgment on a wide range of high-pressure decisions, decisions that require level-headedness and careful foresight," said Chafee. "Often these decisions came in the face of political adversity. During the next weeks and months I look forward to sharing with you my thoughts about the future of our great country."