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  Lieberman lodges protest with CNN over 'Jew question'
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News DateSunday, January 25, 2004 06:00:00 AM UTC0:0
DescriptionUS Senator Joseph Lieberman complained to CNN on Friday after the cable news channel's anchor, Bill Hemmer, asked the Democratic presidential candidate how he felt "as a Jew" about the security fence.

A source close to the Lieberman campaign said the senator "was offended" by Hemmer's questioning of him "as a Jew." Hemmer called the Lieberman campaign and apologized, a CNN spokeswoman said.

The question was posed during CNN's America Morning show, which Hemmer co-hosts. "Senator, as a Jew, do you believe the construction of the security wall in Israel is the right path to peace?" Hemmer asked Lieberman.
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