Goodbye, Joe: Lieberman Announces He’ll Retire In 2012

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1||January 19, 2011: Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-CT) announces he will not seek reelection for his Senate seat.

A photo hanging in his Capitol Hill office shows the young senator shaking hands with President Ronald Reagan. ||newscom/Office of Sen. Lieberman &&

2|| Lieberman with soldiers in the Persian Gulf. ||newscom/Office of Sen. Lieberman &&

3|| Lieberman as a boy, posing in his Little League uniform. ||newscom/Office of Sen. Lieberman &&

4||In the summer of 1963, Lieberman was an intern for Sen. Abraham Ribicoff (D-CT). ||newscom/Office of Sen. Lieberman &&

5||Lieberman with his wife Hadassah, daughter Hana, and his mother Marcia. ||newscom/Office of Sen. Lieberman &&

6||Lieberman meets Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin of Israel. ||newscom/Office of Sen. Lieberman &&

7||Lieberman, with former Sen. John H. Glenn (D-OH) and Al Gore. ||newscom/Office of Sen. Lieberman &&

8||Lieberman accepts the vice presidential nomination at the 2000 Democratic National Convention. ||newscom/KRT &&

9||Lieberman, Gore and their wives after Gore delivered his acceptance speech. ||newscom/Terry Schmitt &&

10||Lieberman and Gore wave to the crowds during a rally in downtown St. Louis. ||newscom/Bill Greenblatt &&

11||Lieberman, Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA) and Robert Redford, at a press conference against the opening of the coastal plain of the Artic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska for oil drilling. ||newscom/Tom Williams/Roll Call &&

12|| October 5, 2000: After a vice presidential debate, Lieberman greets his Republican counterpart, Dick Cheney. ||newscom/JANET WORNE &&

13|| November 7, 2000: Lieberman and Gore load up on goodies at the Florida Bakery in Tampa, on their way to a rally at the Democratic Campaign HQ. ||newscom/s70/ZUMA Press &&

14||At the last Democratic debate before the 2004 primaries began, presidential hopefuls — including Lieberman — wave to a New Hampshire crowd. ||newscom/POOL/UPI &&

15||Lieberman and Martin Sheen greet supporters during a Democratic Youth Rally on June 12, 2002, on Capitol Hill. ||newscom/Roger L. Wollenberg &&

16||Two days before the 2004 New Hampshire primary, Democratic presidential candidates Lieberman and Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) chat before the start of a debate. ||newscom/STEVEN E. FRISCHLING &&

17||January 2, 2008: Lieberman joins presidential hopeful John McCain and his wife Cindy at a New Hampshire diner ahead of the state’s first-in-the-nation Presidential primary. ||newscom/HYDE JON/SIPA &&

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