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Sen. Lieberman to retire in 2012

Sen. Joseph I. Lieberman (I-Conn.) plans to announce that he will not seek a fifth term. The longtime Democrat, 68, who won reelection as an independent in 2006 after he didn't win the party's nomination, would have faced a potentially tough reelection battle in 2012.

 
 

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Sen. Joseph I. Lieberman (I-Conn.), who was then a Democrat, announces that he will run for president in 2004. Lieberman, who had made history in 2000 as the first Jewish American tapped as a vice presidential candidate when he shared the Democratic ticket with Vice President Al Gore, told a small audience at Stamford High School, his alma mater, that he was running to "make the American Dream real again."


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Lieberman will not run in 2012, adviser says
Article | Sen. Joseph I. Lieberman, the 2000 Democratic vice presidential nominee who won reelection to the Senate in 2006 as an independent, plans to announce Wednesday that he will retire at the end of his term, according to an aide.

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