03/16/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Lieberman Will Walk To Work For Sabbath Stimulus Vote

Independent US Senator Joseph Lieberman, an observant Jew, planned to walk to and from any vote on the titantic economic stimulus plan that falls on the Jewish Sabbath, an aide said Friday.

Lieberman, who keeps kosher and attends orthodox synagogue in Washington and his home state of Connecticut, will not miss the vote, which was expected to come well after nightfall, said the aide.

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