Lieberman Will Not Run In 2012
Senator Lieberman has declined to run for office again in 2012. Lieberman is effectively retiring from service as a United States Senator, right after serving for over 20 years. Lieberman is moving on to other things right after he finishes his fourth term. Article resource – Senator Joe Lieberman will not run for office in 2012 by Newsytype.com.
Forget about work for Senator Lieberman
Senator Lieberman (I-CT) has finally announced a retirement from Senate right after 4 terms in office. There had been speculation for some time that he was going to, however Lieberman confirmed it in a recent press conference in a Marriott hotel in Stamford, in accordance with the NY Times. He explained that he prepared on moving on to other things. “When Regis leaves television, I’ll leave the Senate” is what he joked about saying to his wife. Regis Philbin indeed recently announced his retirement from television. Next Lieberman made it clear he didn’t quite agree with Republicans or Democrats right now. In this he hinted at the way the parties have been acting. Lieberman is an independent in the Senate of which there are only two currently. Both tend to lean Democrat in most decisions.
Political profession concluding
Several will miss Lieberman. He has been in office for 40 years being all several even know. He was elected as the Attorney General of Connecticut from 1983 to 1989 right after being a State Senator in Connecticut for 10 years. He then ran to be within the U.S. senate during the time. He was defeated in the Democratic Primary in 2006, losing to Ned Lamont, according to NPR. He then ran as an independent which he was successful for. He continued to keep tied to Democrats though. As he endorsed John McCain in the 2008 election due to Barack Obama’s lack of experience and because he was for the war in Iraq, he has been criticized.
Applicants turning up already
There is a slate of potential successors lining up to take his place. The idea of a Senate seat is one that appeals to Linda McMahon who ran as a Republican against Richard Blumenthal and lost. There was an announcement already from previous Secretary of State of CT, Susan Bysiewicz. She already plans on running in the 2012 election for the seat.
New York Times
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