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Joe Lieberman

  1. 2020 presidential election
    Warning to Beto-Maniacs: Early Presidential Buzz Can Be an Omen or an IllusionBeto O’Rourke is looking very good as a 2020 presidential prospect. But others have looked just as good and have quickly flamed out or failed to run.
  2. 2020 elections
    A Biden-Romney Fantasy Ticket So Ain’t HappeningA Washington outsider revives the hoary fantasy of a centrist third party, but it has never made any sense.
  3. donald trump
    Lindsay Graham’s Latest Mission: Encouraging Trump’s Blood LustOnce part of the jolly, bipartisan Three Amigos, Graham is now very focused on feeding Trump’s most hawkish impulses.
  4. That Time McCain Almost Switched Parties to Become the Democratic VP CandidateMcCain thought about breaking with his party twice, and defying its orthodoxies a third time, but was never that maverick-y.
  5. It’s Hard to Imagine an Endorsement More Useless Than the One Crowley Just GotWhether Crowley wants to back Ocasio-Cortez or challenge her in November, he couldn’t be happy with Joe Lieberman’s support for a third-party bid.
  6. Joe Lieberman Reportedly Out of the Running for FBI DirectorTrump just lost all his Joementum in the search to replace James Comey.
  7. Does Trump’s Pick for Russia-Probe Attorney Mean Lieberman Won’t Head the FBI?If Lieberman is the next FBI director, Trump hiring Lieberman’s boss is a huge conflict of interest – but perhaps the president doesn’t mind.
  8. Joe Lieberman Is Donald Trump’s Ideal PatsyThe perfect combination of surface independence and pliability.
  9. Democrats Don’t Want Lieberman in Position to Surrender to Another GOP PresidentHis deferential behavior toward George W. Bush is not a good precedent for tangling with Donald Trump in an unfamiliar job.
  10. Joe Lieberman Is on Trump’s Short List for FBI DirectorTrump could use a little Joementum.
  11. New York Times Refuses to Believe Joe Lieberman Is Really GoneHe’s still with us in spirit.
  12. Lieberman’s Last Hurrah: Statehood Bill for D.C.He calls the 51st state his “unfinished business.”
  13. Obama ‘Apoplectic’ Over GSA’s Vegas BlowoutNot what he needs right now. 
  14. Joe Lieberman Discusses Hot Sabbath SexSpit-take all over your computer screen!
  15. Man Charged With Threatening Joe Lieberman OnlineThis one was serious!
  16. Ted Kennedy Jr. Fine With Leaving Washington Dangerously Kennedy-lessHe’d rather be a father than a senator right now.
  17. How Governments Flip the Internet’s Kill SwitchLieberman thinks Obama should have a kill switch of his very own.
  18. Keith Olbermann’s Fans Want Him in the SenateObviously!
  19. Joe Lieberman Not Getting Over Bush v. Gore Anytime SoonI’ll forever be really angry about the Supreme Court decision and the way it ended.”
  20. Phew, Our Kennedy-less Congress May Only Last Two YearsTed Kennedy’s son could maybe, possibly run for the Senate.
  21. Joe Lieberman Apparently Unable to Find a Way to Win in 2012He’ll reportedly announce that he won’t run for reelection in 2012.
  22. Is DADT Repeal Done for Good?It was voted down in the Senate today, 57 to 40. But there is hope!
  23. DADT Repeal Hinges on When Senate Decides to Take Christmas BreakUm, maybe just hold off on vacation for a few days?
  24. Scott Brown Does Not Care If You’re Gay If You’re Willing to Get Blown Up for AmericaThe Massachusetts Republican supports the repeal of “don’t ask, don’t tell.”
  25. Democrats Try to Shame McCain Out of Filibustering DADTLieberman opts for the public embarrassment route.
  26. Joe Lieberman Thinks Sarah Palin Is Qualified to Be His NeighborYikes.
  27. Is Joe Lieberman a Retired Man Walking?How he’ll win again in 2012 isn’t entirely clear.
  28. Two Seats That Could Determine the Power of Joe LiebermanIf they go Republican, could Lieberman switch teams?
  29. Joe Lieberman Trying to Form Another Terrifying Gang… of old white guys concerned about taxes.
  30. The Weird, Revealing Debate Over Letting Suspected Terrorists Buy GunsWhy can’t Congress stop terrorists from buying guns?
  31. Should Suspected Terrorists Be Stripped of Their American Citizenship?Joe Lieberman and Chuck Schumer say yes. The Internet says no.
  32. Charlie Crist Is Pulling a LiebermanThe moderate Republican is continuing his Senate run as an Independent.
  33. Lieberman: ‘The Threat Is Real to Non-Aviation Transportation’Senator says he is “worried” about the vulnerability of our trains, subways, and buses.
  34. Lieberman to Introduce ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ RepealTake that, liberals.
  35. So What Happens Next for ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’?Five potential avenues of progress.
  36. Joe Lieberman Is Now Blocking Things in Our Everyday LivesLike a small boy’s access to syrup for his pancakes.
  37. health carnage
    Senate Democrats Break GOP Filibuster on Spending BillThat probably felt good, but this wasn’t the big one.
  38. health carnage
    MoveOn.org Raises $1 Million to Fight Joe LiebermanThey’re going to get back at him for killing the Medicare buy-in with … sock puppets!
  39. Roland Burris, and a Bunch of Other People, Could Still Hold Up Health-Care ReformHere’s why they’re still holding out, and whether we should take them seriously.
  40. health carnage
    Harry Reid Just Wants This Steeplechase to Be Over WithThe Democrats give in to Lieberman after meeting last night.
  41. Joe Lieberman’s Wife Comes Under AttackThose Liebermans can’t catch a break.
  42. White House: Appease LiebermanThat’s the message to Harry Reid, reportedly.
  43. Joe Lieberman Has Yet to Be Sufficiently AppeasedHe still won’t vote for the health-care bill, leaving Democrats short of 60, again.
  44. health carnage
    Ha, Just Kidding, There Really Is No Health-Care DealNot yet, anyway.
  45. health carnage
    Obama Pushes Dems to Pass Health Care Already, GeezBut he doesn’t talk about the public option.
  46. Democrats’ Sense of Triumph Is Extremely Short-LivedFour senators hold the fate of the bill in their hands.
  47. Come On, Alec Baldwin, You Know You Want ToAt least that’s how he sees it.
  48. Joe Lieberman Has Not Suddenly Gotten Cool with the Public OptionIndependent rains on Democrat’s parade.
  49. Joe Lieberman Is Playing Some Crazy Mind GamesWill he filibuster health care? It’s impossible to tell.
  50. Paris Hilton Leaves Her Door UnlockedUm, YEAH. Oh, wait. Is that not a euphemism?
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