Senator Joseph Lieberman (D-Conn.) may be the first major political casualty of the Iraq war (not counting, of course, President Bush's dismal poll ratings).
Connecticut Democrats, fueled by grassroots Internet campaigning, are rallying around Lieberman's primary opponent, political neophyte Ned Lamont, a businessman who calls for the immediate withdrawal of troops from combat zones in Iraq. According to Lamont, Lieberman is "wrong on the big issues of the day and he is not challenging the Bush administration." The Connecticut Democratic primary is eight weeks away. Lieberman has refused to rule out an independent bid if he loses the primary.Read the whole story
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