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Chafee defends use of 'cocky wacko'

Lincoln Chafee became an independent last year. Lincoln Chafee became an independent last year.
September 12, 2008

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So much for a respite from personal attacks in the presidential race. Former senator Lincoln Chafee, the Rhode Island Republican who is backing Democrat Barack Obama, yesterday stood by his remarks calling Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin a "cocky wacko." (Full article: 800 words)

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