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Connecticut / Senate Primary / Lieberman #835746

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 09, 2006
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) An earthquake in the Democratic Party introduced.

(Hartford, Connecticut: Jake Tapper) The reaction to the defeat of Senator Joseph Lieberman in the Connecticut primary by anti-war millionaire Ned Lamont featured; details given about Lieberman's decision to run as an independent & a list of five senators who will support him. [Senator Hillary CLINTON - reacts.] [LIEBERMAN - comments on endorsements & "friends."] [New York City Mayor Michael BLOOMBERG†- backs Lieberman.] [White House press secretary Tony SNOW, DailyKos.com blogger Markos MOULITSAS†- talk politics.] The Democrats' concerns noted.

(Studio: Charles Gibson; Washington: George Stephanopoulos) How the outcome of the Connecticut race affects the Democrats, how it shows the anger against the war in Iraq, against incumbents & against President Bush & the voters' motivation by the war in Iraq & how Republicans may respond discussed.

Gibson, Charles;
Tapper, Jake;
Stephanopoulos, George

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