Steve Laffey

On Politics
5:05 pm
Wed September 4, 2013

Chafee's departure

In a Rhode Island political career spanning nearly 30 years, Lincoln Davenport  Chafee has marched, Thoreau-like, to his own drummer. This afternoon, the state’s 74th governor, a man who tried to do his best in the worst of times, showed the state once again that he follows his own compass, announcing  he will not seek reelection in 2014 to the governorship he won narrowly in 2010.

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Politics
2:26 pm
Wed December 19, 2012

Robitaille takes himself out of the 2014 governor's race

John Robitaille, who came close to edging Lincoln Chafee in the 2010 gubernatorial race, has used Facebook to announce he won't be a candidate in 2014:

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