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  Lieberman joins McCain on Iraq trip
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Last EditedThe Sunset Provision  Nov 21, 2007 01:41am
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MediaNewspaper - Boston Globe
News DateWednesday, November 21, 2007 07:40:00 AM UTC0:0
DescriptionConnecticut Sen. Joseph Lieberman will join Republican presidential candidate John McCain on a trip to Iraq over the Thanksgiving holiday.

more stories like thisA Lieberman spokesman said a small congressional delegation will be making the trip and that further details are not being released for security reasons.

Lieberman, an independent, has been among the strongest Iraq war supporters in Congress. McCain's support of the U.S. troop surge in Iraq is a central theme of his White House bid. He had long called for sending in more troops, an idea President Bush embraced earlier this year.

McCain is a former Navy pilot and Vietnam prisoner of war. Lieberman's war support cost him the 2006 Senate Democratic primary in Connecticut, but he ran as an independent to win re-election.
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