Harry Reid’s Lieberman comments continue to haunt him

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Harry Reid put out a polite 34-word statement about Joe Lieberman on Thursday in the hopes of quelling the controversy over a report that Reid had accused Lieberman of double-crossing him on health care.

While Reid had said only that he enjoyed an “open and honest” relationship with Lieberman, the Connecticut independent went further — claiming that Reid had denied a New York Times account of a private conversation in which Reid allegedly accused Lieberman of betrayal.

Full story: Harry Reid can’t get past Joe Lieberman flap – Glenn Thrush and Manu Raju – POLITICO.com