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  •  I think it depends. (4+ / 0-)
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    skibum59, askew, MichaelNY, gabjoh

    Joe Lieberman and Zell Miller didn't move to the left after they stopped caring about re-election.  (Probably relevant that Lieberman lost a Democratic primary and Murkowski lost a Republican primary.)

    27, Dem, Dude seeing a dude, CT-04(originally), PA-02/NY-10 (formerly PA-02/NY-12, then PA-02/NY-14).

    by Xenocrypt on Fri Feb 08, 2013 at 10:34:53 AM PST

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    •  Lieberman a good but qualified counterexample (1+ / 0-)
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      skibum59

      Zell Miller and Artur Davis don't count as they effectively turned into partisan Republicans.  Lieberman is a consistent denizen at the bottom of the caucus' liberal rating but has seemed to stay out of the limelight when it comes to trashing Democratic positions - especially since the Iraq drawdown.  I do give props to him for being a leader in the DADT legislative battle and eventually voting for health care.

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