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Lieberman undecided on backing Obama in '12

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Sen. Joseph Lieberman said Tuesday it’s too soon to say whether he will support President Obama’s reelection bid next year.

“I haven’t decided. I’m just waiting to see who the Republican candidate is. This is an important decision … for every one of us. Who we support next year is going to say a lot about how our kids and grandkids are going to grow up in America,” the Connecticut independent said in an interview on The Washington Times-affiliated “America’s Morning News” radio program.

Mr. Lieberman, the Democratic Party’s vice presidential candidate in 2000, endorsed longtime Senate colleague and GOP nominee John McCain in 2008 instead of Mr. Obama.

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David Eldridge joined The Washington Times in 1999 and over the next seven years helped lead the paper's coverage of regional politics and government, Sept. 11, and the sniper attacks of 2002. In 2006, he was named managing editor of the paper's website. He came to The Times from the Telegraph in North Platte, Neb., where he served as executive ...

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