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Other Shoe Finally Drops -- The Connecticut For Lieberman Party Is No More

by: abg22

Thu Jan 10, 2013 at 17:26:45 PM EST

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Neil Vigdor of Hearst gets an important scoop on the tragic fate of the Connecticut For Lieberman party:

The eponymous minor party that Joe Lieberman used to win re-election to a final term in the Senate after he became estranged from his Democratic base has gone the way of the Bull Moose, Whig and A Connecticut parties -- to the political graveyard.

As everyone at MLN knows, CFL was successfully "hijacked" by anti-Lieberman activists in 2007. But its minor-party status was eliminated last week by Secretary of the State Denise Merrill's office after the party failed to field any candidates in the November 2012 election. Minor parties are required to run at least one candidate who gets 1% of the vote in order to be recognized by the state.

All 81 enrolled party members now become unaffiliated.

There was no comment from Joe Lieberman.

Read more: http://www.ctpost.com/news/art...

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