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Lieberman Filibuster

Podesta: Democrats Will Pass Health Bill With Or Without Lieberman

Politics Daily | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

John Podesta, the former White House chief of staff who ran President Obama's transition and still advises the administration on health care and other...

Hundreds Attend Vigil Outside Lieberman's Home Over Health Care

The Stamford Advocate | Devon Lash | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Quietly holding candles, hundreds of clergymen, congregants and reform advocates lined the sidewalks outside Independent U.S. Sen. Joe Lieberman's Sta...

Sam Stein

Leadership, Lieberman Deny He Has Dropped His Filibuster Threat | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Democratic leadership and Senator Joseph Lieberman's office are both denying a report that the Connecticut Independent had pledged that he would not o...

Lieberman: I'd Filibuster Final Bill Over Public Option

Talking Points Memo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-CT) told reporters today that he would in fact filibuster any health care bill he doesn't agree with--and right now, he doesn't ...

WATCH: What Tiger Can Teach Us About Health Care

Lee Camp | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Lee Camp


Sam Stein

Lieberman Pressured By Yalies To Back Health Care Reform | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The local campaign pressuring Sen. Joseph Lieberman (I-Conn.) to support health care reform accelerated on Thursday, after a group of more than 650 Ya...

Lieberman Pledges To Filibuster House Bill "As A Matter Of Conscience"

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Joe Lieberman showed no sign of dropping his filibuster threat on Sunday morning, when he pledged to help kill any health care reform that includes a ...

Ryan Grim

Lieberman Willing To Sink Health Care Reform... But He Would Really Hate To Do It (AUDIO) | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Joe Lieberman, the independent Democrat from Connecticut, emerged Tuesday afternoon from a meeting with his caucus as the center of attention -- ...

No Health Care Reform for Old Men

Andrew Sargus Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andrew Sargus Klein

The push toward health care reform entered into a new phase this week. Negotiations have been marred by Congress' hyper partisans in general and obstinate Senate Republicans in particular.

Joe Lieberman Filibusters Health Care While Americans Suffer

Bob Cesca | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Cesca

With every month that goes by without health care reform, another 3,600 Americans die due to a lack of insurance. And Joe Lieberman, like Elaine in that classic Seinfeld episode, is stopping off for Jujyfruits.

Sam Stein

Lieberman In '94: The Filibuster "Ails Washington" And Should Be Eliminated | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senator Joseph Lieberman's (I-Conn) threat to filibuster health care legislation that includes a public option for insurance coverage has sent minor s...

Mr. President, Please: A Little Less Oprah, a Little More LBJ

Joe Cutbirth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joe Cutbirth

Want to know how to get this president's attention? Disagree with him or oppose him, and he's putty in your hands.

Bring Back the Cots! The Filibuster and Health Care Reform

Jerome Karabel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jerome Karabel

Paradoxically, the filibuster -- a classic device of obstruction -- may turn out to be the unexpected pathway to health care reform.

Sam Stein

Kyl: I've Talked With Lieberman About His Filibuster Threat | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The second-ranking Republican in the United States Senate acknowledged on Thursday that he has had conversations with Sen. Joseph Lieberman (I-Conn) a...

Sam Stein

Lieberman Rejected Filibusters On Other Bills He Opposed, But Not Health Care | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Joseph Lieberman (I-Conn.) announced on Tuesday that he would vote to sustain a filibuster of health care legislation unless changes were made to...

Sam Stein

Lieberman: 'I Don't Think Anybody Thinks This Bill Will Pass' | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senator Joseph Lieberman (I-Conn.), reaffirmed on Sunday that he will support a Republican filibuster of any health care bill that includes a governme...

Misfits: Eight Politicians Who Should Just Switch Parties

Politics Daily | Jill Lawrence | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

RINOs and conservadems are cutting quite a swath these days -- making demands, frustrating their colleagues, wielding clout and even influencing elect...

Sam Stein

Lamont: Lieberman "Dithering" On Health Care | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

One of Senator Joseph Lieberman (I-Conn.) most strident critics accused him of "dithering" on health care reform after the Independent stated that he ...