Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.) thanked President-elect Barack Obama and Senate Majority Leader Harry ReidHarry Mason ReidHarry Reid: Biden should give GOP three weeks to see if they will work with him Democrats to boycott committee vote on Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court nomination Durbin says he will run for No. 2 spot if Dems win Senate majority 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