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Democrats let Lieberman keep key chairmanship

Senator's support for McCain bid angered many

Senator Joe Lieberman, a Connecticut independent who has caucused with Democrats, spoke yesterday at the Capitol. Senator Joe Lieberman, a Connecticut independent who has caucused with Democrats, spoke yesterday at the Capitol. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Globe Staff / November 19, 2008

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Senator Joe Lieberman, who angered many Democrats by publicly and enthusiastically backing Republican John McCain for president, kept his committee chairmanship yesterday after Senate Democrats declared that punishment was less important than unity. (Full article: 521 words)

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