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Arab Israeli Reporters Banned From Far-Right Campaign Gathering

Israel News | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Israeli Arab journalists for Channel 2 television and the Israel Broadcasting Authority were not permitted to enter a campaign gathering held by the f...

Richard Blumenthal: Lieberman 2012 Challenger?

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal is considering a challenge to Sen. Joe Lieberman, The Hill reports. Multiple Connecticut Democrats tol...

100 Days: "I Was Deeply Moved And Inspired": Lieberman

Connecticut Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Although he supported Republican John McCain for president, Connecticut Sen. Joe Lieberman has fully embraced Obama-mania. "This is truly a great day ...

My 2008 "McLaughlin Awards" [Part 1]

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Welcome to our annual awards! For the past three years, this column has paid homage (translation: "ripped off their gimmick") to the McLaughlin Group...

How Will Obama Enrage The Left?

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Obama is going to do something to absolutely enrage leftists, progressives, and the few remaining Americans who actually call themselves liberals; and, furthermore, he's going to do it within his first 100 days in office.

Joe Lieberman Used In Cell Phone Ad

Minnesota Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

U.S. Sen. Joe Lieberman was in the news last week for applying thumb to nose at former Democratic colleagues who couldn't quite put their fingers on t...

Friday Talking Points [56] -- Turkeys Everywhere!

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

While today is not officially Turkey Day, I will warn you in advance that it's going to be a theme running through today's column, like gravy through ...

Experts Insist Recent Sightings of Mythical "Democratic Spine" Just Another Hoax

Michael Gene Sullivan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Gene Sullivan

Unlike the Abominable Snowman, scientists say the Spine of the Democratic Party is more than a fairy tale. Incredible as it seems, the legend of Democratic Backbone is based on historical fact.

Reading The Pictures: Obama's Art Of War

Michael Shaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Shaw

2008-11-19-lieberman.jpg Now that the Obama era is underway, consider this the first illustration (and casualty) of the new art of war.

Senate Dems Should Make Tough Deal With Joe-Lieb: You Can Keep Your Chairmanship If You Vote to Advance Democratic Agenda

Miles Mogulescu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Miles Mogulescu

When it comes to Joe Lieberman, my heart yearns for political retribution. But my head says that what matters most is not what he's said in the past but how he votes in the future.

Friday Talking Points [55] -- "Bretton Woods II"? Not Quite.

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

I have to begin here today by stomping all over a cutesy term the media has come up with for the upcoming economic "summit" George W. Bush is holding ...

A Lieberman Press Release For All Senate Democrats

Bob Geiger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Geiger

I understand that it must be incredibly difficult for Senate Democrats to do what they must and deny Joe Lieberman his committee chairmanship. I know it's not easy, so I want to help.

Friday Talking Points [54] -- Republican Fossilization

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Welcome back to Friday Talking Points. Of course, the big question on everyone's mind right now is: What is going on up in Minnesota? Al Franken is t...

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...

MediaBizBuzz on Democrats, Republicans, Gustav and Ike

Jerry Weinstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jerry Weinstein

Click for News, Photos and all the links to major press coverage of the Republican Convention and for the Democratic reaction. This past week could ha...

Friday Talking Points [46] -- Moose Poop!

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Sarah Palin has already singlehandedly introduced several terms into our political lexicon. "Hockey mom" is probably the most recognizable of these. ...

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...

Joe Lieberman Republican Convention Speech (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Watch Joe Lieberman's speech from the GOP convention. Read Joe Lieberman's remarks as prepared for the Republican Convention. ---- On why he sup...

Framing Sarah Palin

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Democrats should stay away from the baby stories. They must resist the urge to comment at all on it. Let the media do the muckraking.

McCain Will Crash and Burn Again with Palin

Diane Francis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Diane Francis

Palin's peanut-sized political past disqualifies her a job as large, and serious, as Vice President. Is McCain simply swapping pantsuits because he believes women are dispensable and merely arm pieces?

Here's What Happens To Biden's Senate Seat If He Becomes VP

Sandy Goodman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sandy Goodman

The Democrats are expected to increase their lead in the Senate in November, but their Holy Grail is the 60 votes needed to stop future Republican filibusters.

Friday Talking Points [44] -- McCain House Party!

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

John McCain said something ridiculous to a reporter yesterday. I hasten to point out that the previous sentence should have been a major media headlin...

Reading The Pictures: Lieberman Co-Chairs The Disappropriation Committee

Michael Shaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Shaw

2008-07-16-lieberman.jpgPlanted between these two chairs, the suggestion in this NYT image is that Lieberman is straddling between the two parties.

A Grassroots Victory: Lieberman Must Go!

ZP Heller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
ZP Heller

It's highly problematic for someone as hawkish and conservative as Lieberman, who has publicly endorsed John McCain and backs the Bush-McCain war in Iraq, to hold a high ranking seat in the Democratic caucus.

Anti-Lieberman Group Delivering 43,000 Signatures To Senate

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Wednesday morning, Brave New Films and its allies will deliver a petition with over 43,000 names to selected members of the Senate Democratic Steering...