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Lieberman calls Obama young, untested

AP | JULIET WILLIAMS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Sen. Joe Lieberman, the Democratic vice presidential pick eight years ago, on Tuesday criticized his former party's nominee as...

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...

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 - ...

Over 37,00 People Think Lieberman Must Go!

ZP Heller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
ZP Heller

Clearly we've struck a nerve! In the last 48 hours, over 37,000 people have signed our petition to strip Joe Lieberman of his leadership role in the Senate Democratic Caucus.

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...

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?

King Fossil Loves Global Warming & Removes McCain's Mountaintop

Harvey Wasserman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Harvey Wasserman

King Fossil Fuel has ruled: there will be no Senate debate on global warming this year. And Joe Lieberman's greenwashed campaign gift for John McCain is a no-go.

Reading The Pictures: Obama Setting Up The Wood Shed

Michael Shaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Shaw

2008-06-09-objl.jpg Obama must have figured this quasi-private action directed at Lieberman -- occurring just beyond camera view -- was an effective way to start marking his turf, and laying down who's in charge.

Reverend Hagee's Hitler Problem and Mine: God, Could You Email Me Offline?

Harold Pollack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Harold Pollack

Hagee is not stupid or crazy. It is only his worldview that leads him to the occasional stupid or crazy place.

Lieberman: Good Question To Ask If Obama Is A Marxist

Think Progress | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In his New York Times column today, Weekly Standard editor Bill Kristol claimed that Sen. Barack Obama's (D-IL) now-infamous "bitter" remarks sound li...

Did Petraeus Part Ways With The Neocons?

Matthew Palevsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Matthew Palevsky

Those who expected General Petraeus and Ambassador Crocker to beat the drums of war during this week's Senate hearings must be disappointed. Joe Lieberman certainly was.

FBI Probe: Lieberman Camp To Blame For Crashing Own Website

Stamford Advocate | Brian Lockhart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A federal investigation has concluded that U.S. Sen. Joseph Lieberman's 2006 re-election campaign was to blame for the crash of its Web site the day b...

Sam Stein

McCain Rising In New Hampshire

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A flashback to 2000? Maybe so or maybe not. Either way, Sen. John McCain seems to be making a late charge in New Hampshire after a series of high-prof...

Sam Stein

Motley Crew: Potential Bloomberg Backers Run The Gamut

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In May 2007, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg found himself in heartland, serving as the commencement speaker for the University of Oklahoma. The...

Poll: Lamont Would Beat Lieberman In Rematch

Daily Kos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Daily Kos commissioned the following poll from independent pollster Research 2000: Research 2000 for Daily Kos. 9/10-12. Likely voters. MoE 4% (No tr...