Wednesday, June 14, 2006

lowell supports lamont

and so do i!

Former GOP Senator Weicker To Hold Lamont Fundraiser
Associated Press June 13 2006, 4:38 PM EDT
Former Gov. Lowell Weicker is helping to throw a fundraiser later this month for Ned Lamont, the Greenwich businessman challenging U.S. Sen. Joe Lieberman in an August Democratic primary.Weicker, a former Republican who lost his U.S. Senate seat to Lieberman in 1988, is being billed as an honorary chairman, along with his wife Claudia. Suggested contributions to the June 18 event in Chester range from $100 to $1,000.Weicker said six months ago that he would consider challenging Lieberman if a credible anti-war candidate did not step forward.Lamont "is 100 percent opposed to the war in Iraq and so am I," said Weicker, who is now registered as an unaffiliated voter. His wife is a Democrat. "I want him to be the next United States senator from Connecticut."Weicker's backing shows that Lamont resonates with a wide range of voters, campaign manager Tom Swan said......

ned lamont

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