NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 09, 2006
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.
(Hartford, Connecticut: Chip Reid) Senator Joe Lieberman’s defeat in the Connecticut primary by Ned Lamont examined; details given of Lieberman’s loss of support from Democratic leaders and the role of the Iraq war. [Yesterday, LIEBERMAN – says Team Connecticut is going to surge forward to victory in November.] [Senator Hillary CLINTON – says she offered support to Lamont.] [LAMONT – says we want a change in course.] [Republican National Committee chairman Ken MEHLMAN- criticizes the Democratic Party.]
(Studio: Brian Williams; Washington: Tim Russert) The implications of Lieberman’s loss for Democrats and the importance of the Iraq issue discussed.