Politics & Government

Lieberman campaigns for McCain in Florida

Eight years after sharing a spot on the Democratic presidential ticket, U.S. Sen. Joe Lieberman of Connecticut returned to Florida to campaign for the other party and court Jewish and Cuban voters, who will likely play a big role in the state in November.

In a two-day South Florida campaign swing, Lieberman stressed Republican presidential candidate John McCain's foreign policy credentials and commitment to Israel and Latin America, comparing them with Democratic candidate Barack Obama's.

''Based on the record of these two, there's no choice between the two,'' Lieberman told voters at a town hall meeting at The Shul of Bal Harbour.

"This is more than making a good speech and seeming cool. This is about who's going to get up there and fight for you against enemies abroad and people who are trying to compromise your rights here at home.''

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