WASHINGTON – Sen. Joseph Lieberman (I-Conn.), one of the strongest supporters of credit unions on Capitol Hill, dodged a political bullet today.

Senate Democrats voted to allow him to keep his chairmanship of the Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee, but forced him to give up a subcommittee chairmanship on the Environment Committee.

Lieberman had angered many of his fellow Democrats because he endorsed and campaigned for GOP presidential nominee John McCain.

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