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  Lieberman keeps committee for now
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Last EditedEx-New Jerseyan  Nov 06, 2008 12:56pm
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News DateThursday, November 6, 2008 06:00:00 PM UTC0:0
DescriptionDemocrats held back punishing Sen. Joe Lieberman Thursday for his vigorous support of John McCain for president, allowing him to keep his chairmanship for the time being.

However Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) said Lieberman's actions raised "serious concerns" among Senate Democrats after the two met to discuss Lieberman's future overseeing the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee. Reid said Lieberman would address the caucus in two weeks and that "further steps" would be discussed.
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