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Lieberman disappointed with Dodd
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|Last Edited||The Sunset Provision Nov 04, 2006 10:10am|
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|News Date||Saturday, November 4, 2006 04:00:00 PM UTC0:0|
|Description||Sen. Joe Lieberman said Friday his independent re-election bid has created some bruised feelings with his colleague and friend, Sen. Christopher Dodd (news, bio, voting record), who is backing Lieberman's rival, Ned Lamont. |
"Look, I understand that people are playing by a partisan political playbook," Lieberman said at a campaign stop. "You know why it is disappointing in Chris' case? Because we're friends. But life will go on. We'll work together because that's our job, to work together for the people of Connecticut."
After losing the August Democratic primary to Lamont, Lieberman defied party leaders and ran as an independent to hang onto his seat. The move rankled Democrats who questioned the three-term senator's party loyalty