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Joseph Lieberman

WNYC News

Lieberman Retires, Celebrates Bipartisan Senate Accomplishments

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Connecticut Senator Joe Lieberman gave his farewell address in the chamber of the Senate Wednesday afternoon, wrapping up four terms in office that included a run as the Democratic nominee for vice president.

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It's A Free Country ®

So, How Rich Are Our Lawmakers?

Tuesday, October 09, 2012

An analysis by the Washington Post shows just how wealthy our legislators in Congress really are. How does the tri-state delegation stack up?

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It's A Free Blog

Opinion: The Senate Let Bush Tax Cuts Expire and All We Got Was This Lousy Economy

Thursday, July 26, 2012

Virginia Democratic Senator Jim Webb and Independent Joe Lieberman were right to vote against President Obama's political play to allow the tax cuts for those making more than $250,000 a year to expire in a few months.

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It's A Free Blog

Opinion: Party Loyalty is Overrated

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

The American political system was constructed and remains a machine designed to slow down - not expedite - policy.

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The Takeaway

Secret Service Director Testifies Before Senate Committee On Prostitution Scandal

Thursday, May 24, 2012

Secret Service director Mark Sullivan appeared before Congress yesterday for the first time since his agency’s Colombian prostitution scandal came to light. Sullivan was testifying before the Senate Homeland Security Committee and insisted time and time again that the incident was an isolated event and that it was not indicative of larger problems within the Secret Service. Takeaway Washington Correspondent Todd Zwillich sat in on the hearing.

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The Takeaway

Takeouts: Health Care, ORU Hoops and Joe Lieberman

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

  • Washington Takeout: Todd Zwillich has the latest from Capitol Hill in the fight for health care reform.
  • Sports Takeout: On the day after famous evangelist Oral Roberts died, Ibrahim Abdul-Matin discusses Oral Roberts University's basketball legacy. 
  • Listener Takeout: Takeaway listeners are talking about fine print at their ATMs, and share some harsh words for Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.) and his stance on health care.

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