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Lieberman Parties With Lobbyists Hours Before Passing Watered-Down Ethics Reform

Lee Fang | Posted 05.23.2012 | Politics
Lee Fang

Strong improvements to the bill, from both Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) and Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH), were blocked. The weakened STOCK Act, which President Obama says he will sign, does little to address any real corruption in Congress.

Close the "Terror Gap": Good Policy, Good Politics

Dennis A. Henigan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dennis A. Henigan

Janet Napolitanosaid there is a "new and changing terrorist threat" from "homegrown" terrorists. Given this reality, how long can we tolerate the existing "terror gap" in our laws allowing persons on the terrorist watch list to buy guns and explosives?

New Jersey Chemical Plant Puts 12 Million at Risk, Threatens Most Lives in New York City

Philip Radford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Philip Radford

Imagine a low-lying cloud of lethal chlorine gas spreading your home town, stretching 15 miles past your childhood playground, your place of worship, or your friends' homes.

There are Reasons to be Pessimistic about Climate Legislation

Josh Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Josh Nelson

Maggie Fox of Al Gore's Alliance for Climate Protection has an opinion piece in Politico in which she repeatedly laments the pessimism many have expre...

Is Senator Graham Looking for an Excuse to Bail on Climate Legislation?

Josh Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Josh Nelson

Will Senator Graham join Republicans in an orchestrated, anti-health care legislation tantrum or continue working for clean energy legislation?

How Many Non Sequiturs Does It Take to Arm Terrorists?

Dennis A. Henigan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dennis A. Henigan

As I understand it, Lindsey Graham's argument goes like this: Some people who support closing the terror gap also support banning handguns. I don't support banning handguns. Therefore, I don't support closing the terror gap.

Biden: Lieberman 'Will See The Light' (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In an interview with MSNBC's Morning Joe Tuesday, Vice President Joe Biden expressed optimism about health care reform despite recent setbacks. He als...

Jon Stewart Takes On Media, Lieberman Over Public Option (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Alex Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

After much debate and speculation, after every cable news network declared it dead one point or another, Senator Harry Reid announced that a public op...

Jane Hamsher Calls For Cancer Foundation To Cut Ties With Joe Lieberman's Wife

Firedoglake | Jane Hamsher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Nancy G. Brinker The Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation Headquarters 5005 LBJ Freeway, Suite 250 Dallas, TX 75244 Dear Ms. Brinker, The Susan G....

Ryan Grim

Lieberman Willing To Sink Health Care Reform... But He Would Really Hate To Do It (AUDIO)

HuffingtonPost.com | 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 -- ...

Joe Lieberman Explains His Opposition To Public Option Health Care

Wall Street Journal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Mr. Lieberman notes that the public option serves no other purpose: "It doesn't help one poor person get insurance who doesn't have it now. It doesn't...

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?

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.