Former U.S. Sen. Joseph Lieberman, in an interview with JTA, surmised that the next U.S. administration would be friendlier with Israel than the current one.
Jewish organizations are split on whether federal emergency funds should be used to fund repairs to synagogues, scores of which suffered severe damage in superstorm Sandy.
The leader of the U.S. gun lobby on Sunday defended his call for placing armed guards in all American schools despite withering criticism of the group’s response to the massacre of 20 first-graders in Newtown, Connecticut.
In one of his final acts as a lawmaker, Senator Joseph Lieberman (D-Conn.) will reportedly file a proposed amendment to provide Federal Emergency Management Administration aid to houses of worship that were damaged by Hurricane Sandy.
Former Democrat Joe Lieberman used his last speech on the U.S. Senate floor on Wednesday to call for bipartisanship and get in a last dig over the controversial result of the 2000 election, when he was the Democratic vice presidential nominee.
AIPAC’s new spokesman Marshall Wittmann has a wandering eye, at least when it comes to politics.
What we have here is the sort of coincidence — if coincidence it is — that I’m supposed to introduce with some witty throwaway line, something like “Coincidence? Or something more? You be the judge!” This one is just too weird, though. I’m speechless. So I’ll just report. You decide.
The lone Jewish Republican in Congress is taking the Obama administration to task over its latest spat with the Israeli government.
Much of the juiciest material contained in “Game Change”, the new dishy chronicle of the 2008 election by Mark Halperin and John Heilemann, has already made it’s way into the media. Elizabeth Edwards was prone to angry outbursts, Sarah Palin was an ignoramus, and Bill Clinton was … well, Bill Clinton, the lovable loudmouthed and inappropriate Bubba. For all the revelations though — perhaps with the exception of the surprisingly dysfunctional Edwards family — there was very little in the portraits that didn’t just confirm what most people already suspected about these characters.