"If I could test those nurses, I could potentially get them back into the game a lot sooner," Gov. Ned Lamont told MSNBC’s Chris Hayes.
The third time's the charm for Lamont after two previous bids for Connecticut office failed.
The wealthy businessman is expected to face a tough general election.
Lieberman's last two years in the Senate will define his legacy. And we can only hope that they will bring out the best for all of the residents of Connecticut and the country.
Nominating a more conservative candidate because she or he is the more electable Democrat is sometimes necessary, but nominating more conservative Democrats who can't win anyway is pointless.
As economists warn against the danger of a monopoly of industry in distorting and destroying an economy, our two party monopoly on government is causing similar effects on our political system.
In backing challenges to GOP moderates, the Tea Party looks like a looking-glass version of the "netroots" progressives who backed Howard Dean in 2004 and Ned Lamont's primary challenge to Sen. Joe Lieberman.
However today's elections play out, Democrats will be in better shape after voters go to the polls.