U.S. Sen. Joseph Lieberman has two more years before his term expires, but his name appears on this year's election ballot — eight times.
Even though he's not a candidate, Lieberman's name is on the ballot for the Senate seat being vacated by his colleague, Christopher Dodd, and for seven state legislative races.
Why? Because the political party Lieberman created for his independent campaign in 2006 — Connecticut For Lieberman — is running candidates for office this year.
And many of those candidates aren't Lieberman supporters, but rather are critics who've hijacked the party name in preparation for 2012, when the senator would face re-election if he decides to run again.
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Monday, October 11, 2010
Connecticut For Lieberman Party Squabbles Could Affect The Senator In 2012
Connecticut For Lieberman Party Squabbles Could Affect The Senator In 2012; The LA Times