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 John Chafee - “Caution, not exuberance, should be our fiscal motto.”
 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.”
 John Chafee - “by increasing the cost of a pack of cigarettes much more -- closer to 1.50 per pack over 24 months. ... We need to give teen smokers a jolt to get them to kick the habit -- a significant price hike in a very short period of time.”
 Lincoln Chafee - “By the virtue of its thoroughness, the local application was successful,”
 Lincoln Chafee - “I said I would support the process. If there is a 1.6 trillion tax cut in there I'm not going to vote for it.”
 Lincoln Chafee - “In the world of diplomacy, some things are better left unsaid.”
 Lincoln Chafee - “I campaigned against it because I think it's too high, ... We should take that money and invest it in some other worthy interests. There is no shortage of worthy programs.”
 Lincoln Chafee - “I worry about 10, 15, 20, 25 years down the road. Where are we going to be in this age of nuclear weapons, where there is no margin for error”
 Lincoln Chafee - “I worry about 10, 15, 20, 25 years down the road, ... Where are we going to be in this age of nuclear weapons, where there is no margin for error.”
 Lincoln Chafee - “We don't like taxes, ... But at the same time, we have to make sure we're doing responsible thing and not getting into tremendous deficits.”
 Lincoln Chafee - “the majority would change.”
 John Chafee - “It's a shame. So in September, we'll be exactly where we are now, which seems to me to be a real pity.”
 John Chafee - “The world must understand that the responsibility for these military strikes lies not with the United States or its allies, but at the doorstep of Slobodan Milosevic.... Our diplomats, together with those of our British, French and German allies, have gone the extra mile to give Serbia the opportunity for peace. President Milosevic has chosen military confrontation instead.”
 Lincoln Chafee - “I don't really have a price tag. We should debate on how to use the surplus and not just rush to spend it,”
 Lincoln Chafee - “the Defense Department credit for allowing us to go under these circumstances so now we can come back to the American public and describe what we saw.”
 Lincoln Chafee - “womens reproductive freedom - what is the court going to do in some of the cases that are pending and are going to be heard this fall.”
 Lincoln Chafee - “The growing unrest across the country is being reflected here. Senator Warner did not want to put Republicans in a difficult situation of just voting against Levin, so he gave the Republicans something to vote for.”
 Lincoln Chafee - “central location and accessibility meets the community's needs and offers a viable alternative to the cost of renovating the older buildings. In the event that (the center) is vacated and becomes available, would you kindly inform my Providence office”
 Lincoln Chafee - “I don't approve of any new tax cuts until we can control our spending and address these deficits,”
 John Chafee - “Now is certainly not the time for Congress to embark on massive tax cuts or spending programs predicated on revenues we have not yet received. Caution, not exuberance, should be our fiscal motto.”
 Lincoln Chafee - “It shows they have a history of building coalitions of community leaders,”
 Lincoln Chafee - “I support civil unions between same-sex couples and believe that each state should be free to make its own decision on this issue.”
 Lincoln Chafee - “separation of church and state.”
 Lincoln Chafee - “I thought his choice of comparisons was unfortunate and the premise that the right of privacy does not exist -- just plain wrong, ... Senator Santorum's views are not held by this Republican and many others in our party.”
 Lincoln Chafee - “Embryonic stem cells can be derived from in vitro fertilized (IVF) embryos that are developed in excess of those needed for the procedure used to enable infertile couples to have children.”

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