Politics & Government

December 15, 2009 1:36 PM

Lieberman defends self as Democrats howl over health care

Liberals accused Sen. Joseph Lieberman of hypocrisy Tuesday for opposing a proposed expansion of Medicare to those willing to pay an annual premium, citing a September interview in which he called for the exapnsion of "exisitng public health insurance programs" such as Medicare. Lieberman said Tuesday, however, that the expansion isn't needed because of other provisions in the bill.

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