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Lieberman may attend GOP convention
|Last Edited||RP Feb 11, 2008 07:54pm|
|News Date||Monday, February 11, 2008 10:10:00 AM UTC0:0|
|Description||Will Joseph Lieberman appear at this year's Republican National Convention? |
After the week that was, fellow Democrats in Lieberman's home state said they wouldn't put it past the U.S. senator to put in an appearance at the GOP summit in St. Paul, Minn., this summer to reaffirm his support for the presumptive presidential nominee, John McCain.
Aides to Lieberman, who was in Germany and unavailable for comment, said it is "quite possible" that the self-described independent Democrat will be headed to the Twin Cities for the GOP convention.
State Democratic Chairwoman Nancy DiNardo said that would go over "like a lead balloon" for party members.
"It's very disheartening because two years ago he spoke about working to get a Democrat elected president," DiNardo said.
The two were photographed together as they applauded President Bush at a National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, D.C., Thursday, further inflaming Connecticut Democrats and leading to some speculation that Lieberman could be this year's Zell Miller, the former Democratic senator from Georgia who broke party ranks and spoke at the 2004 GOP national convention.
"He certainly has upset a lot of Democrats who supported him in '06," said DiNardo, one of Connecticut's 12 remaining super delegates.
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