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View Diary: Senate Snapshot, October 25th: Lieberman and Nelson aren’t going anywhere (121 comments)

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  •  Lieberman was D60 (0+ / 0-)

    >>>>when she announced her write-in campaign. By contrast, Senate Democrats, as Lieberman has proven in the past, do not take any action against their wayward members no matter what they do.
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    Ordinarily it is important to punish those who campaign for an opponent Pres nominee as did Joe in 2008!  But Lieberman made up a coaltion of 60 D votes that stood up to Republican opposition.

    Had he been punished he might have voted with them on more issues or worse--defected into GOP caucus but still remained  an Indepdendent.

    Not punishing Joe was to keep him on board.
    Cel

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