RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Joe Lieberman

Joe Lieberman
Joseph I. Lieberman's political career began as a popular Connecticut Democrat, but ultimately left him an independent U.S. Senator. Only a few years after a campaign as the Democratic party's nominee for vice president, Lieberman lost a contentious re-election primary for his Senate seat and opted to run as an independent. His split from his party was fueled by his strong support for the war in Iraq. Lieberman is chairman of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, which is responsible for oversight of the Department of Homeland Security. He was a vocal advocate of legislation creating the department. Born in Stamford, on Feb. 24, 1942, Lieberman earned his law degree from... Show more »
Joseph I. Lieberman's political career began as a popular Connecticut Democrat, but ultimately left him an independent U.S. Senator. Only a few years after a campaign as the Democratic party's nominee for vice president, Lieberman lost a contentious re-election primary for his Senate seat and opted to run as an independent. His split from his party was fueled by his strong support for the war in Iraq. Lieberman is chairman of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, which is responsible for oversight of the Department of Homeland Security. He was a vocal advocate of legislation creating the department. Born in Stamford, on Feb. 24, 1942, Lieberman earned his law degree from Yale Law School in 1967. He was elected to the state Senate in 1970 and served there for ten years, the last six as majority leader. He was elected as state attorney general in 1982. He won his first term to the U.S. Senate in 1988, defeating Lowell Weicker by a huge margin. Lieberman's popularity soared in 2000 when he became Al Gore's running mate and the first Jewish American to seek the vice presidency. Fueled by concerns about the ongoing Iraq war, his 2006 campaign drew national attention when businessman Ned Lamont defeated him in the primary, but lost to him in the general election. Lieberman lives in Stamford and Washington with his wife Hadassah. They have four children. (Photo AP) « Show less

Top Joe Lieberman Articles

Displaying items 89-99
  • Sandy Hook Foundation Will Distribute Donations

     Sandy Hook Foundation Will Distribute Donations
    The $8.5 million collected in the Sandy Hook School Support Fund will be distributed by a foundation that will actively seek public input before distributing the donated money, officials announced a press conference Friday morning. The foundation was...
  • Jackson Says Sandy Hook Panel Faces Difficult Job

    Jackson Says Sandy Hook Panel Faces Difficult Job
    Special to the Courant Hamden Mayor Scott Jackson sat in his office staring at his iPad on Dec. 14 2012, watching coverage of a school shooting 30 miles away. Like countless others, he was engrossed in the story, following the chilling details for...
  • DeStefano: 'You Leave When They Want You To Stay'

    DeStefano: 'You Leave When They Want You To Stay'
    Mayor John DeStefano, an outspoken political survivor and the longest-serving leader in the city's history, smiled Tuesday as he reflected on his 10 terms leading the Elm City and seemed at peace with his decision against trying to make it to 11. "You...
  • Obama's State of the Union address as prepared for delivery [Text]

    Obama's State of the Union address as prepared for delivery [Text]
    Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, fellow citizens:  Fifty-one years ago, John F. Kennedy declared to this Chamber that “the Constitution makes us not rivals for power but partners for progress…It is my task,” he...
  • The Political Transformation Of Joe Lieberman

    Talking to reporters in his driveway on a hot day in August 2000, Connecticut U.S. Sen. Joseph Lieberman beamed — he had just been chosen as the Democratic vice presidential candidate to Al Gore. "Miracles happen," the proud son of a Stamford liquor...
  • Sunday shows: Mitch Daniels, Mitch McConnell, Mary Landrieu, Jon Kyl

     
    Also, Kevin McCarthy, Dick Durbin, Jeff Sessions, Joe lieberman, Mark Warner and Saxby Chambliss....
  • ‘Meet the Press’ to salute David Broder, its most frequent guest; Christiane Amanpour reports from Japan on ‘This Week’

     
    "Meet the Press" will salute David Broder, the Washington Post columnist who appeared on the program a record 401 times. (He started in 1963.) He died last week at 81. Chuck Todd moderates this week....
  • Al Gore update: He will write a book

     
    Joe Lieberman's running mate from 2000 wants to write a book on the integration of radically new technologies to the planet-changing impact of the climate crisis....
  • Sunday morning: U.S. energy secretary discusses nuclear power on five shows; Ted Koppel on ‘Reliable Sources’

     
    Steven Chu, the U.S. secretary of energy, will be the most popular guest on Sunday morning shows. Chu will discuss nuclear power and the Japan disaster on five programs: "Fox News Sunday," NBC's "Meet the Press," CNN's "State of the Union," CBS' "Face the...
  • Sunday shows: Steven Chu and that's about it

     
    Also, Rand Paul, Jeff Sessions, Jeff Bingaman, Carl Levin, Joe Lieberman, Michael Chertoff, Lindsey Graham, Jack Reed, Jim Jordan and John McCain....
  • Weekend Talk Shows

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of March 20 - 26 in PDF format TV listings for the week of March 20 - 26 in PDF format (from latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv) Weekly TV Listings and more can be found......