Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs

Lincoln Chafee, a political enigma, eyes his old Senate seat

May 14, 2018 Associated Press

Chafee has a record of fiscal responsibility and supporting liberal causes such as environmentalism and same-sex marriage, said Faculty Fellow Wendy Schiller. But she said he faces long odds against Democratic Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, whose signature issue in the Senate is climate change, and who she said "has been more effective as a U.S. senator than Lincoln Chafee was."

Lincoln Chafee, a political enigma, eyes his old Senate seat (comments by Wendy Schiller) – Associated Press