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Joe Lieberman, Medicare expansion and healthcare reform
Los Angeles Times - Jon Healey

Journalists covering the healthcare reform debate have focused their fire on Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.) today for (gasp!) favoring Medicare expansion a few months before he opposed it. Well, it looks like Lieberman’s going to win this debate anyway — Politico and other outlets are reporting that Senate Democrats are prepared to drop the idea in order to get Lieberman’s vote for cloture.