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Tuesday, August 08, 2006

Lamont holding early lead in CT primary

Lamont continues to hold on to an early lead in the Connecticut primary for United States Senate - get the latest results from Pacific NW Portal. Hartford Courant is providing good coverage and reports that the mood at Lieberman headquarters seems to be somber:
It was cautious, rather than the standard "cautiously optimistic" assessment that campaign operatives often spout. To be sure, Lieberman's press spokeswoman Marion Steinfels said, "it looks good, we're hearing that there's a big turnout -- it feels good," but the Lieberman partisans were not so sanguine.

"Well, there's always November," said one, acknowledging what miught happen about 7:30 p.m.
Also, Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney is reportedly losing in Georgia. This hasn't been a good night so far for out of touch Democratic incumbents.

UPDATE: MyDD and Daily Kos are having problems - so if you can't access either, it's not your computer. It's high elections related traffic.

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