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When it comes to something like the minimum wage, that should be a slam-dunk for all Democrats, the silence from Joe Lieberman is deafening.
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There is a major bill coming through the Senate that will cut the minimum wage for millions of waiters and waitresses and give a massive estate tax cut to the richest families. Joe Lieberman says he fights for working families. Look at how ardently he's fighting this bill, compared to other Democrats.

Senator Hillary Clinton (D-NY) seems to care about it:

Ted Kennedy (D-MA) thinks it's important enough to talk about:

Dianne Feinstein(D-CA) has a lot to say about the provision that would actually cut the pay of people in seven states:

And here's the press release section of Joe Lieberman's official Senate web site:

Nothing. Nada. Zilch.

Wait, maybe he mentions this important issue on his campaign site:

Nope, not there either.

Of course, Joe's as wrong as he can be on the Iraq war. He's wrong on the scheme to privatize Social Security too.

And when it comes to something like this, that should be a slam-dunk for all Democrats, the silence from Joe Lieberman is deafening.