Lamont's victory speech

Ned Lamont delivered a rousing victory speech, calling for a ‘coalition for change.’ He outlined plans to re-haul Congress, bring troops home and reclaim foreign policy:


"They call Connecticut the land of steady habits. tonight we voted for a big change. Staying the course--that’s not a winning strategy in Iraq, and its not a winning strategy for America."
"How many lobbyists are there for every single congressman in D.C…63...Lets send some leaders to Washington, D.C., start fighting for the common interests, start fighting for the common good. It’s time to fix Congress.”
"One more number. We have 132,000 of our bravest troops stuck in the middle of a bloody civil war in Iraq, and I say it's high time we bring them home to the heroes welcome.”
"It’s time we fixed George Bush’s failed foreign policy. President Kennedy said it so well, ‘we never negotiate from fear, but we can never be afraid to negotiate’ …America is strongest when we work in concert with our allies…and we deal with the rest of the world with respect, with respect.”
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