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Lieberman To Co-Host Fundraiser For Fellow Republican

Via Daily Kos: Lieberman is working to elect his Republican pals. Not only has Lieberman endorsed Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine.) -- one of Democrat

Lieberman-Collins-Fundraiser Via Daily Kos:

Lieberman is working to elect his Republican pals.

Not only has Lieberman endorsed Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine.) -- one of Democrats' biggest targets in the 2008 cycle -- but he's planning to co-host a fundraiser for her on June 21 in Washington, D.C.

Lieberman's willingness to work openly for Collins's reelection will surely not sit well with Democratic strategists who want Rep. Tom Allen (D) to oust the two-term incumbent. For Lieberman, his support of Collins is payback. She was one of a handful of senators who campaigned for him in the general election following his loss in the Democratic primary to Lamont. (He ran for and won reelection as an independent.) Lieberman and Collins also serve together as the chairman and ranking member, respectively, of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee in the Senate. Read more...

Should anyone be surprised by Joe flexing his muscle for the RNC? After all, he owes his seat to them and if the Democrats held more than the slimmest majority, Holy Joe wouldn't be nearly as powerful and might actually lose the chairmanship that Reid has let him hold on to. Howie was so impressed by Lieberman's charity he decided to announce the newest Blue America candidate, Tom Allen a few days early. You can see a current list of Blue America '08 candidates and donate to the cause here.

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