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Role Reversal: Lieberman Defends Obama From McCain | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Joseph Lieberman (I-Conn.) offered a rare defense of Barack Obama on Sunday -- and an even rarer rebuke of Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) -- after th...

Obama Wants Lieberman To Stay -- But At What Price?

Jane Hamsher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jane Hamsher

While it's one thing for Obama to forgive Lieberman for the gutter tactics that he engaged in on McCain's behalf, it's quite another to let the chairmanship of such an important committee serve as an olive branch.

Lieberman Likely To Lose Committee Chairmanship

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Democratic leaders are discussing a major reshuffling of Senate committee chairmanships, according to multiple sources, and the proposed changes inclu...

Lieberman Starts Talking Up "Respect" For Obama

Washington Monthly | Steve Benen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Joe Lieberman adopted the role of Republican attack dog early on, but as the election draws near, he's hoping the political world has a very short mem...

A Yom Kippur Letter to Joe Lieberman's Rabbis: Joe Is McCain's Best Jewish Friend. Please Ask Him To Beg McCain to Stop Encouraging Hate

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jesse Kornbluth

Sen. Lieberman is, if you will, John McCain's rabbi. So I thought I would write to you and ask you, as Sen. Lieberman's rabbis, to talk to him about the hatred that the McCain-Palin campaign is encouraging.

Lieberman: We Need To Pass Bailout Because "It Will Be Good For John McCain"

Think Progress | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On Fox News today, Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-CT) discussed the downturn in Sen. John McCain's presidential prospects, saying McCain "is behind now because...

Sam Stein

Lieberman Goes To Bat For Palin | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When Joe Lieberman first started stumping on behalf of John McCain, he said it was driven primarily by a shared vision for the Iraq war and a personal...

Lieberman Gets Hero's Welcome In Senate -- From GOP

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UPDATE: Harry Reid's spokesman says Joe Lieberman was not kicked out of Democratic lunches; he decided to stop attending on his own: "While it is no...

Joe Lieberman Helping Palin With Foreign Policy

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Joseph I. Lieberman is among several national security experts helping brief Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin on foreign policy i...

Sam Stein

Jewish Dem Breaks Silence, Rips Lieberman: 'Not His Finest Hour' | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Joe Lieberman may have finally worn out his welcome within Washington D.C.'s Jewish Democrat community. One of the foremost members of that grou...

Lieberman Nailed It

Glenn Hurowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Glenn Hurowitz

Republicans know something Democrats don't: voters don't vote on the issues, so you might as well do what you believe and portray yourself as a strong leader - and try and actually translate your values into law.

Sam Stein

Lieberman In 06: I Will Help Obama Reach For The Stars | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When watching Joeseph Lieberman's Republican National Convention speech, one should remember that not so long ago the Connecticut Senator was touting ...

Sam Stein

Reid Reconsidering Lieberman's Position In The Party | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senator Joseph Lieberman's decision to speak at the upcoming Republican National Convention is being met with deep consternation among Democrats and i...

Rush Limbaugh Fears Lieberman for VP -- And So Do I

Jane Hamsher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jane Hamsher

Joe Lieberman is being vetted as a Vice Presidential running mate for John McCain, and it seems to be an option that McCain is seriously considering.

Lieberman: Obama Couldn't Go To Iraq If It Wasn't For McCain

ABC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

"Look, the fact is that if Barack Obama's policy on Iraq had been implemented, Barack Obama couldn't go to Iraq today, it wouldn't be safe," Sen. Joe ...

Sam Stein

Lieberman Rips Obama: His Lack Of Conviction Puts Nation In Peril | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Despite rumblings that his advocacy for John McCain could lead to his ouster from the Democratic Party, Joseph Lieberman continued on Tuesday to take ...

Picking Lieberman As VP Would Hurt McCain -- In Connecticut

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The latest Quinnipiac poll finds that putting Sen. Joe Lieberman on his ticket wouldn't help John McCain in Connecticut. In fact, it would hurt him: ...

Poll: Joe Lieberman Sinking At Home As He Campaigns For McCain

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

According to a new Quinnipiac poll, as Joe Lieberman campaigns for McCain his approval rating at home is sinking: Sen. Joseph Lieberman gets a 45 - ...

Dems: We Have To Let Lieberman Screw Us Over

Time | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Joe Lieberman is having a not-so-secret affair on his political spouse of the past four decades. The Connecticut Senator -- now an Independent, but un...

Lieberman Parrots Obama Hamas Smear

Election Central | Greg Sargent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It was only a matter of time, really. If you ever doubted that Joe Lieberman would be using what's left of his "Independent Democrat" credentials to l...

Dueling Campaigns: Iraq Is Isn't Is Like South Korea. We Won't Will Won't Be Home For 100 Years. We Are Aren't Ragging On McCain's Age.

M.S. Bellows, Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
M.S. Bellows, Jr.

Dueling candidate communiques today on McCain's non-timetable for withdrawing troops from Iraq raised important questions: Does "confused" mean "old"? And just how politically confused is Joe Lieberman?

Sam Stein

Obama In Heated Conversation With Lieberman | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Update: Obama and Lieberman had a heated conversation on the floor of the Senate later today. Details below. Senator Joe Lieberman, serving aptly as ...