Lincoln Chafee will attend first Democratic debate

By News Staff

news@abc6.com

Former Rhode Island Governor and current Democratic Presidential candidate Lincoln Chafee will be at the first Democratic Presidential debate, his spokeswoman has confirmed.

Chafee will be one of at least 5 other candidates at the debate hosted by CNN on October 13.

Chafee was invited after meeting the networks criteria, an average of one percent support in three polls.

Democratic candidates Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders, Martin O’Malley and Jim Webb have also been invited.

Vice President Joe Biden will also be invited, should he decide to become a candidate. 

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