NBC Evening News for Monday, Jul 24, 2006
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.
(Waterbury, Connecticut: Chip Reid) The political rescue mission by former President Bill Clinton for Senator Joseph Lieberman, who may lose Connecticut’s primary election because of his support for the Iraq war, featured; political ad for opponent Ned Lamont† shown; Quinnipiac University poll findings cited; details given of Clinton’s declaration that he will support Lamont if Lieberman loses and runs as in independent. [CLINTON – campaigns for Lieberman.] [“Hartford Courant” David LIGHTMAN†- notes the symbolism of President Bush kissing Lieberman.] [In 1998, LIEBERMAN – criticizes Clinton over the Monica Lewinsky affair.] [Today, LIEBERMAN – responds to questions over whether he is a real Democrat.]