Thursday, December 07, 2006
Lieberman, Collins to establish bi-partisan "consultant group"
WASHINGTON (CNN) -- The two senators heading the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee in the 110th Congress will announce the creation of a bipartisan working group on Iraq.
Sens. Joe Lieberman, D-Connecticut and Susan Collins, R-Maine, will unveil their proposal Friday that will consist of leading senators who sit on committees that deal with Iraq issues.
Lieberman is set to become chairman, while Collins will be the ranking Republican on the panel when Democrats take the majority next year.
-- CNN Ticker Producer Alexander Mooney
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