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Israel's Lieberman: bouncer-turned-political firebrand

Jerusalem - Avigdor Lieberman, who resigned as Israel's defence minister Wednesday, worked as a nightclub bouncer as a young man before embarking on a political career marked by anti-Arab tirades and strident populism.

Israel arrests Palestinians 'planning attack on defence minister'

Jerusalem - Israel arrested six Palestinians suspected of planning attacks targeting Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman and other Israelis in the occupied West Bank, security agency Shin Bet said Sunday.

Lieberman drops out of FBI director race

Washington - Former US senator Joe Lieberman withdrew from consideration as FBI director Thursday after President Donald Trump chose a lawyer from the same law firm where Lieberman worked to advise him on the deepening Russia scandal.

New Israeli defence minister's tough talk to be put to the test

Jerusalem - Israel's newly named Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman has pledged harsh actions against Palestinians, but there are doubts over whether the hardliner will be able to translate his provocative political rhetoric into concrete action.

Israel's Lieberman accused of aiming to weaken Arab community

The Israeli Arab MK Jamal Zahalka head of the country's Balad party has accused Avigdor Lieberman, the leader of the country's Yisrael Beytenu party of ultimately aiming to weaken the Israeli Arab community.

Op-Ed: GOP mauls Cybersecurity Act, removes corporate compliance clauses

Sydney - If you thought the US Congress couldn’t possibly get any further behind the times, the Cybersecurity Act has corrected that view. Republican House members have removed corporate compliance clauses. This is an appallingly lax approach to security.

Op-Ed: Joe Lieberman’s law to shut down the Internet

Washington - According to Sen. Joe Lieberman, the Internet is a ‘US national asset’, and the US should have the power to shut it down on the basis of a ‘cyber 911'. Civil libertarians are furious.

Repeal 'Don't ask, don't tell,' says Lieberman

Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.) announced Monday morning that he'll introduce legislation repealing "Don't ask, don't tell."

Lieberman: Fort Hood massacre conducted by 'Islamist extremist'

Despite calls by the Army's leadership not to come to conclusions or judgements on the motives behind the Fort Hood shooting, Senator Joe Lieberman labeled the shooting an act of an 'Islamist extremist.'

Lieberman Will Side With GOP On Filibuster Of Health Bill

"I've told Sen. Reid that if the bill stays as it is now I will vote against cloture." So says Senator Joseph Lieberman

Lieberman to Baldwin: Make my day

On Sunday, Independent Connecticut Senator Joe Lieberman had a message for possible actor-turned-politician Alec Baldwin: make my day.

U.S. State Department Opposite Israel on Palestinian Statehood

The U.S. state department seeks to differentiate from right wing comments made by Israeli leadership on the likelihood of a Palestinian state. The Obama Administration is demonstrating an opposition to the new Israeli leadership.

Senator Lieberman Introduces Bill to Bolster U.S.-Mexican Border

Senator Lieberman proposes an increase in resources to support the border with Mexico. The amendment calls for an additional $550 million.

Praises For Obama

Senator Lieberman is praising Barak Obama, saying he is off to a good start. In October of 2008, Senator Lieberman spoke of Obama as naive.

Lieberman Praises Obama's Cabinet Picks as 'Virtually Excellent'

Independent Democratic Senator Joseph Lieberman of Connecticut has praised US Democratic President-Elect Barack Obama on picking his cabinet members.

Verdict Is In: Lieberman Keeps Senate Homeland Security Committee Chair

The verdict is in on Independent Democratic Senator Joseph Lieberman of Connecticut. He will keep his chairmanship but lose his position on another panel.

Joseph Lieberman's Committee Chair In Jeopardy

Senator Joseph Lieberman, current chairman of the Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee looks like the first to go in the takeover of straight ticket Democrats. Even new Chief of Staff select has publically denounced the fellow Jew.

Lieberman To Speak At Republican Convention

Lately Joe Lieberman has been speculated to be a potential running mate for John McCain. Now in a classic Zell Miller move, the Connecticut Senator will receive a prime time speaking slot at the Republican convention.

Lieberman: Hagee is like Moses

Joe Lieberman spoke at Pastor Hagee’s Christians United for Israel Church, and for the second consecutive year he compared Hagee to Moses.

Joe Lieberman Starts Citizens for McCain Group

Joe Lieberman has officially stood up to represent a new "grassroots" movement called Citizens for McCain. The Group is to show support for McCain no matter what political affiliation.

Op-Ed: Climate Security Act Could Cost Americans Nearly $6 Trillion

Think prices are high now? The Climate Security Act, also known as the Lieberman-Warner Bill, could cost American companies nearly $6 Trillion. And consumers will be footing the bill on everything in higher costs from gas and oil to food.

Lieberman To Support McCain

Senator Joseph Lieberman (D-CT), an independent Democratic senator has said that he will endorse Senator John McCain (R-AZ) for president. He believes McCain is the best man to fight Islamic terrorism.

Joe Lieberman's Own Party Head Asks Him To Resign

Connecticut for Lieberman Party Chairman John Orman asked Sen. Joe Lieberman to resign from the party immediately because of Lieberman's advocating a military strike against Iran.

Lieberman says US should strike Iran

Independent Democrat Joe Lieberman has stirred up the administration’s each way bet on dealing with Iran. Less than a week after the first US-Iran government meeting since the Revolution, Lieberman has hit more than a few raw nerves.

U.S. Should Weigh War on Terrorism Tax: Lieberman

Independent Senator Joe Lieberman says he believes the U.S should consider applying a tax to fund the war on terrorism.

Sen. Lieberman Wants $300 Tax Refund For Every Worker

WASHINGTON - Sen. Joseph Lieberman, the 2000 Democratic vice presidential nominee, wants an immediate $300 tax refund for every worker in America to stimulate the economy. The Connecticut senator says the quick tax cut, which he estimates would c...

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