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Lincoln Chafee Files to Run for President as Libertarian

Former Democratic presidential candidate Lincoln Chafee has filed to run for president as a Libertarian.

The former governor of Rhode Island on Sunday registered the “Lincoln Chafee For President” campaign committee with the Federal Election Commission, online records showed.

A fundraising website linked to the FEC filing states, “Lincoln Leads with TRUTH.”

Chafee moved to Wyoming last year and joined the Libertarian Party.

He was a Republican in the U.S. Senate and became an independent after losing his seat in 2006.

Chafee was then elected Rhode Island governor in 2010 as an independent and became a Democrat in office.

Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee
Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee
Former Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee speaks during a Democratic presidential debate in Las Vegas on Oct. 13, 2015. (John Locher/AP Photo)

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