FILE - In this Sept. 28, 2010 file photo, Rhode Island gubernatorial candidate Lincoln Chafee, addresses an audience during a gubernatorial debate on the campus of Providence College, in Providence, ... more 
FILE - In this Sept. 28, 2010 file photo, Rhode Island gubernatorial candidate Lincoln Chafee, addresses an audience during a gubernatorial debate on the campus of Providence College, in Providence, R.I. Three weeks from midterm elections, Republicans speaking up for fiscal conservatism are making strong runs at governorships across the Northeast, where some of the nation's bluest states went big for President Barack Obama two years ago. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Steven Senne, File
Mon, Oct 11, 2010 3:24 AM EDT