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For the first time Monday, momentum swung U.S. Sen. Joe Lieberman’s way in his effort to beat back a spirited primary challenge. Lieberman clicked with the crowd while challenger Ned Lamont stumbled at the state AFL-CIO convention at New Haven’s Omni Hotel. Meanwhile, AFL-CIO President John Olsen said he’s lined up the votes to deliver a crucial endorsement to Lieberman at day two of the convention Tuesday.