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    As a former Republican, I represent a group of Americans who all too often have no one to speak for them. This group doesn't necessarily have a name. We've been called 'moderates,' but that term can be misleading.
    — Lincoln Chafee
    tags: american 
     
    America stood at the summit of power, emerging from the Cold War as an economic, cultural and military force without equal.
    — Lincoln Chafee
    American education is still the wonder of the world, and we must open the schoolhouse doors, not close them.
    — Lincoln Chafee
    Reform of the medical liability system should be considered as part of a comprehensive response to surging medical malpractice premiums that endanger Americans' access to quality medical care.
    — Lincoln Chafee
    tags: care  american  quality 
     
    I had supported Governor George W. Bush over Senator John McCain in the 2000 Rhode Island presidential primary.
    — Lincoln Chafee
    I didn't meddle. If I did meddle there wouldn't be all this violence. All this horrible sexism in games.
    — Lincoln Chafee
    tags: violence  games 
     
    I was born in 1953, so that's the Eisenhower administration.
    — Lincoln Chafee
    Well, usually when you talk about a mandate, you're talking about an overwhelming win. I don't think by any measurement the 2004 election was an overwhelming win.
    — Lincoln Chafee
    The lack of fiscal responsibility is one of the main reasons I finally left my old Party.
    — Lincoln Chafee
    President Obama knows that wars are not to be entered into lightly; he knows that overseas conflicts don't only do damage in the land in which they are fought, but in the land of those who fight them, as well.
    — Lincoln Chafee
    tags: fight  conflict  war 
     
    Students of America, working families of America: President Obama will not turn his back on you.
    — Lincoln Chafee
    tags: america 
     
    In the world of diplomacy, some things are better left unsaid.
    — Lincoln Chafee
    tags: world 
     
    A strong, educated middle class is what made America the greatest country in the world.
    — Lincoln Chafee
    tags: world  strong  america 
     
    Any political historian can give innumerable examples of one percenters who have gone on to success, maybe even Bill Clinton himself?
    — Lincoln Chafee
    Certainly the Republican Party changed and I never changed, as I became an independent my values never changed whether it's on fiscal responsibility, environment or using government tools to help the less fortunate.
    — Lincoln Chafee
    I do believe that 2016 is going to be a great year for Democrats... because we are right on the key issues.
    — Lincoln Chafee
    tags: believe  key  right  year 
     
    I remember my Republican Party as fiscally conservative, as caring about the environment.
    — Lincoln Chafee
    Israelis can be proud of the vibrant democracy that they have created, and I know that many Rhode Islanders share my deep appreciation for the close friendship between our two nations.
    — Lincoln Chafee
    Let me ask you: Should only children of the wealthy have access to quality early education? Should only children of the wealthy have access to a college degree? The answer - the only answer - is: no.
    — Lincoln Chafee
    In the executive branch, winning by a whisker is as good as winning in a landslide, but not so in the Senate.
    — Lincoln Chafee
    tags: winning 
     
    Here is a bold embrace of internationalism. Let's join the rest of the world and go metric.
    — Lincoln Chafee
    tags: world 
     
    Anger's not a good emotion.
    — Lincoln Chafee
    tags: anger  emotion 
     
    Trust is built with consistency.
    — Lincoln Chafee
    tags: trust 
     
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