Joe Lieberman and the Silent Center

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photoSenator Joe Lieberman has made a career of overcoming big odds. In the wake of a surprise Gore endorsement for Lieberman opponent and Primary front runner Howard Dean, the odds against have grown. In many ways Lieberman is a symbol of the "third way" centrist branch of the Democratic Party born out of the Clinton Gore years. And that the success of Howard Dean marks a departure from a Democratic strategy that brought the party out of the political wilderness.


Senator Joseph Lieberman

Will Marshall, President and founder of the Progressive Policy Institute

David Lightman, Washington Bureau Chief, The Hartford Courant.

This program aired on December 11, 2003.


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