Lincoln Chafee drops out of 2016 Democratic primary

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Democratic presidential candidate Lincoln Chafee

WASHINGTON — Former Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee ended his long-shot bid for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination Friday, his campaign announced in a statement.

Chafee is set to speak on his decision momentarily at a DNC event in Washington.

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