Ned Lamont, the neophyte antiwar Democrat who is challenging Sen. Joe Lieberman for his seat in Conn., easily garnered enough votes to force a primary with Lieberman–who is Bush’s favorite Democrat. This is a big deal. Lieberman is in trouble. If you want to learn more about Lamont, check out the Truthdig interview.

Crooks and Liars:

CT Bob called on the phone to say that with just half the votes counted, Ned Lamont is already got enough votes to force a primary with Holy Joe and that spells trouble. Way to go blogoshere!

Final Vote: 1509 voted.

Lieberman 1004 66.5% Lamont 505 33.5%

This vote had to play with Joe’s head. It’s amazing that even after Joe called many party delegates and pressured them to vote for his eminence, they resisted.


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