06/15/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Lieberman Campaign To Pay $50,000 FEC Fine

U.S. Sen. Joe Lieberman's campaign has agreed to pay a $50,000 civil penalty in connection with what federal authorities call improper petty cash payments made during the 2006 Democratic primary.

The agreement, reported by the New Haven Register on Sunday, comes three years after Lieberman's primary opponent, Ned Lamont, filed a complaint charging that the Connecticut senator had not accounted for $387,000 in expenditures labeled as "petty cash."

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