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Connecticut / Senate Primary / Lieberman / Gergen Interview #836506

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 09, 2006
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(Northern Israel: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(Washington: Candy Crowley) The loss for incumbent Senator Joseph Lieberman in the Democratic Senate primary campaign in Connecticut reviewed; details given of the support of victor Ned Lamont & the role of the bloggers. [Senators Christopher DODD, Hillary CLINTON - react to the outcome in Connecticut.] [LIEBERMAN - says he remains in the race to the end.] [George Washington University Carol GARR†- says the politicians in Washington will meet the online tidal wave.] Blogger Michael Moore's statement directed to Hillary Clinton quoted. [Republican National Committee chairman Ken MEHLMAN†- criticizes the Democratic Party & Lamont's campaign.]

(Northern Israel: Anderson Cooper) Live interview held with former presidential adviser David Gergen about the Connecticut Senate race. [From Boston, GERGEN - says Lieberman may take a second look at running in a three-way race & that he needs outside financing; says the outcome will have an immediate impact with Democrats pushing for an end to the war in Iraq; predicts a turn away from adventurism in foreign policy; explains how political events may help former Vice President Al Gore since Hillary is caught in the crossfire on the war.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Crowley, Candy

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