Why the Lieberman saga ended in accord
In defeat, he showed defiance; in victory, Democrats show magnanimity
By Tom Curry
National affairs writer
updated 5:43 p.m. ET, Tues., Nov. 18, 2008
WASHINGTON - In a closed-door meeting that lasted nearly two hours, Senate Democrats decided, by a secret ballot Tuesday, to keep Sen. Joe Lieberman, the independent from Connecticut who’d harshly criticized Barack Obama during the campaign.
The Democrats passed a resolution to let Lieberman remain chairman of the Homeland Security Committee.
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