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Rhode Island Senate: Chafee Still Struggling

The latest Rasmussen Reports election poll of the race for U.S. Senate in Rhode Island shows Senator Lincoln Chafee (R) still neck-and-neck with former Attorney General Sheldon Whitehouse (D), nominally besting him 44% to 42%. In late April, Chafee could boast a mere three-point edge.

Chafee faces primary opposition from Cranston Mayor Steve Laffey. If Laffey should secure the GOP nomination, he would be unlikely to do as well in November, as he now trails Whitehouse by 35 points (60% to 25%).

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