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|Lieberman's position was roundly condemned in Democratic activist and online communities, where many consider him a turncoat. Some Democrats are even openly supporting a challenger in the August primary for his Senate seat. The groundswell of opposition from within Lieberman's own party runs far deeper than the Dubai deal and, for that matter, his continued support for the war in Iraq. The fallout between the Connecticut senator and the Democratic base illustrates a broader debate that has gripped the party since the most recent presidential election. The debate has little to do with ideology. It is, first and foremost, about leadership.|
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