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Joe Lieberman Introduces Insane And Unconstitutional Citizenship Stripping Bill

Today, Joe Lieberman introduced a bill that would allow the government to revoke the citizenship of a person merely accused of being associated with a terrorist group:
Sen. Joe Lieberman introduced Thursday legislation that would strip Americans of their citizenship if they are arrested overseas for their affiliation with a foreign terrorist organization.
The bill would not [...]

Joe Lieberman One-Ups John McCain: Let’s Strip Them Of Their Citizenship

Joe Lieberman got on the air yesterday and basically took John McCain’s ignore the Fifth Amendment idea one step further:

In fact, he’s even got a bill ready:
Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.) thinks he’s found a work-around on the whole Miranda rights debate for U.S. citizens accused of terrorism: Strip their citizenship and ship them to Guantanamo.
Lieberman [...]

Joe Lieberman: If Public Option Plan Is In There I Will Not Allow This Bill to Come to Final Vote

by @ Sunday, November 8th, 2009. Filed under Health Care Reform, Joe Lieberman, Politicos & Pundits, Politics

Joe Lieberman To Campaign For Republicans In 2010

by @ Friday, October 30th, 2009. Filed under 2010 Elections, Elections, Joe Lieberman, Politicos & Pundits, Politics

Joe Lieberman’s drift away from the Democratic Party continues:
Sounding more like an independent than a Democrat, Sen. Joe Lieberman, I-Conn., tells ABC News he will campaign for some Republican candidates during the 2010 midterm elections and may not seek the Democratic Senate nomination when he runs for re-election in 2012.
“I probably will support some Republican [...]

Joe Lieberman Will Filibuster Any Health Care Plan With Public Option

by @ Wednesday, October 28th, 2009. Filed under Health Care Reform, Joe Lieberman, Politicos & Pundits, Politics

The public option vampire refuses to die, but today another nail was put in the coffin:
Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.) said Tuesday that he’d back a GOP filibuster of Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s health care reform bill.
Lieberman, who caucuses with Democrats and is positioning himself as a fiscal hawk on the issue, said he opposes [...]

Lieberman Keeps Committee Chairmanship, Stays In Democratic Caucus

by @ Tuesday, November 18th, 2008. Filed under Barack Obama, Congress, Democrats, Joe Lieberman, Politics

By a fairly decisive margin, the Senate Democrats have decided to make nice with Joe Lieberman:
WASHINGTON — Sen. Joe Lieberman will keep his chairmanship of the Senate Homeland Security Committee despite hard feelings over his support for GOP nominee John McCain during the presidential campaign.
The Connecticut independent will lose a minor panel post as punishment [...]

Joe Lieberman Gets A Reprieve, Thanks To Barack Obama

by @ Tuesday, November 18th, 2008. Filed under Barack Obama, Congress, Democrats, Joe Lieberman, Politics

It looks like Joe Lieberman will not lose his committee chairmanship after all:
WASHINGTON (CNN) — Senate Democrats appear willing to let Sen. Joe Lieberman, I-Connecticut, keep his powerful Homeland Security Committee chairmanship, even though he campaigned vigorously for Sen. John McCain’s White House bid, two sources told CNN Monday.
But the veteran lawmaker will, according to [...]

Harry Reid Throws Joe Lieberman To The Wolves

by @ Tuesday, November 11th, 2008. Filed under Congress, Democrats, Joe Lieberman, Politics

Well, not the wolves exactly, but the Senate Democratic Caucus, which could be worse:
The full Democratic caucus will vote on whether Joe Lieberman is allowed to keep his chairmanship of the Homeland Security committee at its caucus meeting next week, a leadership aide confirms to us.
Previously, Reid’s office had held this possibility out but hadn’t [...]

Democrats Likely To Retaliate Against Lieberman

by @ Thursday, September 4th, 2008. Filed under 2008 Election, Joe Lieberman, Politics

It looks like Joseph Lieberman’s speech at the Republican convention is going to cost him:
WASHINGTON (CNN) — Sen. Joe Lieberman’s speech before the Republican National Convention on Tuesday night could cost him the chairmanship of a key Senate committee, a top Senate Democratic aide told CNN.
During the speech, the Connecticut senator praised GOP presidential candidate [...]

RNC Convention Day One Two: It’s All About McCain

by @ Wednesday, September 3rd, 2008. Filed under 2008 Election, Fred Thompson, Joe Lieberman, John McCain, Politics, Republicans

With the first day of the Republican National Convention canceled thanks to the threat of Hurricane Gustav, things got back on track yesterday with a day devoted to playing up the parties 2008 nominee:\
ST. PAUL, Minn., Sept. 2 — Republicans began laying out a vigorous argument Tuesday for electing John McCain to the presidency, using [...]

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