Hillary Clinton: No-mentum for an Independent Lieberman run

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Sen. Clinton, as reported by AP:

I’ve known Joe Lieberman for more than 30 years. I have been pleased to support him in his campaign for reelection and hope that he is our party’s nominee.

But I want to be clear that I will support the nominee chosen by Connecticut Democrats in their primary. Ibelieve in the Democratic Party, and I believe we must honor the decisions made by Democratic primary voters.

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