Lieberman concedes

Live on C-SPAN as I blog this.

An incumbent Senator has lost a primary because of the anti-war vote. Yes, Lamont is anti-war lite, but this is still a huge victory for the anti-war movement and a serious torpedo into the halls of Congress.

What’s playing out here is that being a rubber stamp for George Bush is politically dangerous to life-threatening.”

— Rep. Rahm Emanuel (D-IL), quoted by the Washington Post, on the Lieberman-Lamont primary race and the threats posed to candidates backing the Iraq war.

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