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Democrats Rally Around Lamont

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Last night after Ned Lamont’s victory the Connecticut primary, the phone calls started pouring in from key Democrats offering their support.  Frank Lautenberg, John Kerry and Barbara Boxer all called to congratulate Ned.

Boxer actually offered to come to Connecticut and campaign for Ned.  Considering her close relationship with Lieberman, that is quite a concession.  It is certainly not a good harbinger for Joe’s indy run.

Finally, Chris Dodd has agreed to take the lead in pushing Joe to abandon his current course of action.  It’s a tough decision for Dodd and he should be commended for doing so.  The three key House races in Connecticut  are the most threatened by Lieberman’s indy bid; good on Dodd for showing some leadership with regard to state party politics and doing so.

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Jane Hamsher

Jane Hamsher

Jane is the founder of Firedoglake.com. Her work has also appeared on the Huffington Post, Alternet and The American Prospect. She’s the author of the best selling book Killer Instinct and has produced such films Natural Born Killers and Permanent Midnight. She lives in Washington DC.
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