Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.) thanked President-elect Barack Obama and Senate Majority Leader Harry ReidHarry Mason ReidThe Memo: Washington's fake debate on 'bipartisanship' The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Tax March - CDC in limbo on J&J vax verdict; Rep. Brady retiring Biden to tap Erika Moritsugu as new Asian American and Pacific Islander liaison MORE (D-Nev.) along with a number of Senate colleagues for retaining his leadership position in a vote today.

"We had a very open and constructive discussion about my status in the caucus after which my colleagues voted to support a resolution which I believe was fair and forward-leaning," Lieberman said. "This is the beginning of a new chapter."

Lieberman singled out Obama, who was said to support Lieberman's retention in the caucus, as well as Reid for