Democratic Convention: How Much Chutzpah Do They Have?

While Lieberman agrees with his party on most issues, on some he's been willing to buck his colleagues. Has Gore?


EDUCATION This year he pushed a major reform that combined most of Gore's spending proposals with stronger accountability measures. He has supported some voucher plans, saying they offer "hope to a whole new group of low-income kids."

SOCIAL SECURITY He considered privatization a way to shore up the system's finances, but recently dumped the idea, saying it would "savage" the program. He supports Gore's plan, but he also wants to look at raising the eligibility age and the payroll tax, and adjusting the cost of living index.

LIABILITY LAWSUITS He has regularly voted to limit civil damages, saying...

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