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Debt And Low Polls Can Be A Lethal Pairing For Candidates

Money, and the risk of incurring personal debt, is the driving factor for most candidates who opt out.

October 26, 2015

Endorse This: Lincoln Chafee’s Final Pitch To Women

“Since today is all about women’s leadership, it reminds me of one of my favorite Greek plays — ‘Lysistrata’,” he said, as the audience laughed.

October 23, 2015

Democrat Chafee Quits 2016 Presidential Race

Former Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee said on Friday he is dropping out of the race for the Democratic nomination in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.

October 23, 2015

Late Night Roundup: Larry Wilmore Just Can’t Take It Anymore

Larry Wilmore got so sick of the latest statistics about gun accidents — involving toddlers — he had to step into the special Soundproof Despair Booth.

October 21, 2015

Late Night Roundup: The Friendly Democrats

The late night comedians got in their hits at the Democratic debate.

October 15, 2015

Lincoln Chafee’s Post-Debate Interview: When Will You Drop Out?

In a truly painful interview Wednesday afternoon on CNN, Wolf Blitzer repeatedly asked Lincoln Chafee an sharply focused set of questions: Why are you still running?

October 14, 2015

At First Debate Democrats Clash (Gently) Over Who Can Be The Most Pragmatic Progressive

Even when the Democratic candidates disagreed, the first debate was largely an appeal to pragmatism, conciliation, and — for the most part — unapologetically progressive principles.

October 14, 2015

The Other Democrats: Lincoln Chafee, Former Republican From Rhode Island

Here are five things you should know about this idiosyncratic candidate.

October 13, 2015

Late Night Roundup: The Debate Disclaimers

Trevor Noah looked at all the media hype of tonight’s Democratic debate on CNN.

October 13, 2015

4 Things To Watch For In The First Democratic Debate

Hillary Clinton takes the debate stage for the first time in this campaign Tuesday night to face four rivals looking for something — anything — to knock down her lead in the race for the Democratic nomination for president.

October 13, 2015

Democratic Presidential Candidates Charm DNC Faithful

Lincoln Chafee, Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders, and Martin O’Malley spoke Friday at the Democratic National Committee’s summer meeting.

August 29, 2015

Late Night Roundup: The Trump Mexican Baby Catapult

Larry Wilmore asked the “real” Donald Trump: “Wait, so you actually want to catapult Mexican children over the border?!?”

August 20, 2015

The Year Of Telling It Like It Is

Practically everybody’s “telling it like it is.” But that is hardly enough to stand out in a year like this. There are about 20 candidates and many have unfiltered personalities, nothing to lose, or both.

July 2, 2015

Late Night Roundup: ‘The Rummy Returns’

Jon’s message: Ultimately, trying to stop these people from doomed foreign policy adventures, or to find all the contradictions in their logic and basic understanding of history, is probably futile. But we must never stop trying, anyway.

June 12, 2015

Late Night Roundup: Graduation Day

Larry Wilmore highlights the news from high school graduations — from black parents charged with cheering on their kids, to a young man forbidden to come out in his valedictorian speech.

June 5, 2015
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A Cold June In Washington

Washington is in a funk. A cold June makes things feel out of season. June is meant for picnics, blue garden flowers, and frolicking under a full moon.

June 5, 2015

5 Things You Should Know About Lincoln Chafee, Former Republican, Now Democratic Candidate

The latest entrant in the 2016 Democratic primary is an idiosyncratic candidate — a former “liberal Republican” whose foreign policy includes adopting the metric system. (Really.) Here are five things you should know about Lincoln Chafee.

June 3, 2015