A ZELL MILLER FOR THE REPUBLICANS

Democrats are still seething over the very public defection of Zell Miller, the Democratic Senator from Georgia who endorsed George W. Bush and trashed John Kerry at the G.O.P. Convention. Now Republicans have a defector of their own to worry about: Lincoln Chafee, Rhode Island's moderate G.O.P. Senator, who told home-state reporters two weeks ago that he probably won't vote for Bush in November. The Senator has opposed the President on such issues as tax cuts, the decision to go to war in Iraq and Bush's refusal to press for renewal of the assault-weapons ban. "We have so many differences," Chafee...

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