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Thursday, September 4, 2008

WI: Feingold says hard to think of Lieberman as Dem these days

12:44 PM

From the GOP National Convention Blog
U.S. Sen. Russ Feingold said it's going to be hard for Joe Lieberman to maintain his role in the Democratic caucus if he continues to support John McCain the way he has so far, including last night's speech at the Republican National Convention.

"It is kind of hard to think of him as a Democrat these days," said Feingold, who was in Madison to announce legislation to expand federal funding for small businesses that he plans to introduce.

Feingold also told reporters McCain is "a very, very conservative man who does not focus very much on the day-to-day needs of American families."

"That doesn't mean he's a bad guy," Feingold said. "I think he's a good guy, but he's not focused on this enormous pressure that American families are feeling, and that is what the test should be for the next president."
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