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Joe Lieberman

Joseph Isadore Lieberman is the senior United States Senator from Connecticut. Lieberman became senior senator from Connecticut when Christopher Dodd left the senate in January 2011. First elected to the Senate in 1988, Lieberman was elected to a fourth term on November 7, 2006. In the 2000 United States presidential election, Lieberman was the Democratic nominee for Vice President, running with presidential nominee Al Gore, becoming the first Jewish candidate on a major American political party presidential ticket. The Gore–Lieberman ticket won the popular vote but ultimately failed to gain the electoral votes needed to win the controversial election. Lieberman ran for re-election to the U.S. Senate while he was also Gore's running mate, and he was re-elected by the voters of Connecticut. He was an unsuccessful candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination in the ... » Read more on Wikipedia.org

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Lieberman: US broke its word
2014-07-08
Former Sen. Joe Lieberman on Tuesday accused the United States of breaking its word in Iraq and said America is now responsible for the humanitarian crisis facing the country. “No matter what you think about what's happening in Iraq, what's happening ...
(Politico)
  1. Lieberman: We Broke Our Word to Iranian Opposition Fighters

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Tea Party's coming punishment: How Thad Cochran could be GOP's Joe ...
2014-06-30
Joe Lieberman of Connecticut. He had been an annoying apostate for many years, from lugubriously moralizing against President Clinton's consensual indiscretions to going on television as the Democratic vice-presidential candidate and pandering to the ...
(Salon)

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    "Risky Business" stands out in growing sea of climate reports
    2014-06-25
    ... make one sit up and listen. Last time a similar coalition came together was in the dog days of 2009, when Senators Lindsay Graham, Joe Lieberman, and John Kerry were drafting the to-date last viable (and ultimately unsuccessful) Senate climate bill.
    (Environmental Defense Fund (blog))

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      Lieberman says he's seen 3rd-party politics from both sides
      2014-06-24
      He was back in Hartford on Tuesday, introducing the second class of recipients of the Joe Lieberman Connecticut Scholarship Fund. It provides the students a renewable $1,500 annual scholarship and a little TV time, if only as a backdrop to a Lieberman ...
      (The CT Mirror)
      1. Lieberman Points to 2000: Third Party Candidates Can Affect the Outcome of ...

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      Lieberman: insurgency a lesson for Afghanistan
      2014-06-24
      Joe Lieberman says the Sunni insurgent advance that's occurring in Iraq should be a lesson to the U.S. as it withdraws troops from Afghanistan. The former Senate Armed Services Committee member said Tuesday he hopes President Barack Obama decides ...
      (Norwich Bulletin)
      1. Lieberman: US needs to reassess Afghanistan plans

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      Democrats Don't Debate; They Distort
      2014-06-23
      John Kerry, Tom Daschle, Dianne Feinstein, Joe Lieberman, and others signed a letter to President Bill Clinton in 1998 urging him to act, militarily if necessary, to “respond effectively to the threat posed by Iraq's refusal to end its weapons of mass ...
      (Western Journalism)

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        DANA MILBANK: The Senate's lonely war hawk
        2014-06-21
        Not long ago, there were the three amigos -- Graham, McCain and Joe Lieberman -- leading a powerful group of hawks. Now Lieberman is gone, and Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., leads a growing band of isolationists. Americans, exhausted by war, express more ...
        (Sentinel and Enterprise)

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          Rand Paul: Kentucky law won't stop him from dual runs in 2016
          2014-06-06
          "Can you really have equal application of federal law if someone like Paul Ryan or Joe Lieberman can run for two offices but in Kentucky you would be disallowed?" Paul said. "It seems like it might not be equal application of the law to do that. But ...
          (CNN (blog))
          1. Paul: Presidential choice not held back by law
          2. Paul weighing dual run for White House, Senate
          3. Rand Paul: Kentucky law won't stop him from dual runs in 2016

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          Joe Lieberman: Obama Had to Act on Climate
          2014-06-03
          President Barack Obama should be applauded for his plan to reduce U.S. greenhouse gas emissions, but politics will prevent the new standards from making any significant impact, according to former U.S. Sen. Joseph Lieberman of Connecticut and Tim ...
          (Newsmax.com)

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