Joe Lieberman

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Joseph Isadore Lieberman (born February 24, 1942) is an American politician, lobbyist and attorney who served as a United States Senator from Connecticut from 1989 to 2013.wikipedia
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2000 United States presidential election

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A former member of the Democratic Party, he was its nominee for Vice President of the United States in the 2000 election.
Bush chose former Secretary of Defense Dick Cheney as his running mate, while Gore chose Senator Joe Lieberman as his.

Dick Cheney

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In the 2000 presidential election, Gore and Lieberman won the popular vote by a margin of more than 500,000 votes, but lost the deciding Electoral College to the Republican George W. Bush/Dick Cheney ticket 271–266.
They defeated their Democratic opponents, incumbent Vice President Al Gore and Senator Joe Lieberman.

1994 United States Senate election in Connecticut

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He narrowly defeated Republican incumbent Lowell Weicker in 1988 to win election to the U.S. Senate, and was re-elected in 1994, 2000, and 2006.
Incumbent Democratic U.S. Senator Joe Lieberman won re-election to a second term.

Public health insurance option

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During debate on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, as the crucial 60th vote needed to pass the legislation, his opposition to the public option was critical to its removal from the resulting bill.
The public option was initially proposed for the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, but was removed after Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-CT) threatened a filibuster.

2008 Republican National Convention

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However, after his speech at the 2008 Republican National Convention in which he endorsed John McCain for President, he no longer attended Democratic Caucus leadership strategy meetings or policy lunches.

110th United States Congress

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Lieberman was officially listed in Senate records for the 110th and 111th Congresses as an Independent Democrat, and sat as part of the Senate Democratic Caucus.

111th United States Congress

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Lieberman was officially listed in Senate records for the 110th and 111th Congresses as an Independent Democrat, and sat as part of the Senate Democratic Caucus.

Connecticut for Lieberman

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During his Senate re-election bid in 2006, Lieberman lost the Democratic Party primary election, but won re-election in the general election as a third party candidate under the "Connecticut for Lieberman" party label.
Connecticut for Lieberman was a Connecticut political party created by twenty-five supporters of Senator Joe Lieberman.

2004 United States presidential election

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He also unsuccessfully sought the Democratic nomination in the 2004 presidential election.

Don't Ask, Don't Tell Repeal Act of 2010

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As Senator, Lieberman introduced and championed the Don't Ask, Don't Tell Repeal Act of 2010 and legislation that led to the creation of the Department of Homeland Security.
On December 9, 2010, in reaction to the failure to open discussion on the Defense Authorization Act, Senators Joe Lieberman and Susan Collins introduced a bill that included the policy-related portions of the Defense Authorization Act that they considered more likely to pass as a stand-alone bill.

Hadassah Lieberman

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In 1982, he met his second wife, Hadassah Freilich Tucker, while he was running for Attorney General of Connecticut.
Hadassah Lieberman (born March 28, 1948) is the second wife of former United States Senator Joe Lieberman of Connecticut.

1988 United States Senate election in Connecticut

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He narrowly defeated Republican incumbent Lowell Weicker in 1988 to win election to the U.S. Senate, and was re-elected in 1994, 2000, and 2006.
Incumbent Republican U.S. Senator Lowell Weicker ran for re-election to a fourth term, but was defeated by Democrat Joe Lieberman, the Connecticut Attorney General and eventual 2000 nominee for Vice President of the United States who would remain in office until 2013, when he retired.

2000 United States Senate election in Connecticut

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He narrowly defeated Republican incumbent Lowell Weicker in 1988 to win election to the U.S. Senate, and was re-elected in 1994, 2000, and 2006.
Incumbent Democratic U.S. Senator Joe Lieberman won re-election to a third term.

Stamford, Connecticut

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Lieberman was born in Stamford, Connecticut, the son of Henry, who ran a liquor store, and Marcia (née Manger) Lieberman.
Other notable politicians with Stamford roots include Joe Lieberman, former Attorney General of Connecticut and Independent/Democratic U.S. Senator who was also Al Gore's vice presidential nominee in the 2000 presidential election; William F. Buckley, Jr., conservative commentator; and French Prime Minister Georges Clemenceau.

John McCain

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However, after his speech at the 2008 Republican National Convention in which he endorsed John McCain for President, he no longer attended Democratic Caucus leadership strategy meetings or policy lunches.
He and Democratic senator Joe Lieberman wrote the legislation that created the 9/11 Commission, while he and Democratic senator Fritz Hollings co-sponsored the Aviation and Transportation Security Act that federalized airport security.

Yale University

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He received a B.A. in both political science and economics from Yale University in 1964 and was the first member of his family to graduate from college.
Yale-educated Presidents since the end of the Vietnam War include Gerald Ford, George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton, and George W. Bush, and major-party nominees during this period include Hillary Clinton (2016), John Kerry (2004), Joseph Lieberman (Vice President, 2000), and Sargent Shriver (Vice President, 1972).

Independent Democrat

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During his final term in office he was officially listed as an independent Democrat and caucused with and chaired committees for the Democratic Party.
In the 2006 primary, Joseph Lieberman of Connecticut, a Democratic incumbent U.S. Senator, lost the Democratic nomination for that office to entrepreneur Ned Lamont by a 52% to 48% margin.

Elihu (secret society)

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At Yale he was editor of the Yale Daily News and a member of the Elihu Club.
Connecticut Senator Joseph Lieberman was also courted by Skull and Bones, despite the fact that he wrote editorials critical of the society in the Yale Daily News.

Yale Daily News

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At Yale he was editor of the Yale Daily News and a member of the Elihu Club.

Raviv Ullman

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Lieberman is also related to Disney Channel star Raviv Ullman of Phil of the Future.
Ullman is a first cousin, twice removed, of Connecticut Senator Joe Lieberman.

2006 United States Senate election in Connecticut

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He narrowly defeated Republican incumbent Lowell Weicker in 1988 to win election to the U.S. Senate, and was re-elected in 1994, 2000, and 2006. During his Senate re-election bid in 2006, Lieberman lost the Democratic Party primary election, but won re-election in the general election as a third party candidate under the "Connecticut for Lieberman" party label.
Incumbent Democratic U.S. Senator Joe Lieberman lost the August 8 Democratic primary to Ned Lamont, but then formed his own third party and won a fourth term in the general election.

Kesher Israel (Washington, D.C.)

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He attends Kesher Israel Congregation in Georgetown, Washington, D.C. and Beth Hamedrosh Hagodol – B'nai Israel, The Westville Synagogue, New Haven, Connecticut.
Kesher Israel attracted national media attention during the 2000 U.S. presidential election when a member, Senator Joseph Lieberman, was selected as the Democratic nominee for Vice President of the United States.

Ned Lamont

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Lieberman sought the Democratic Party's renomination for U.S. Senate from Connecticut in 2006 but lost to the comparatively more liberal Ned Lamont, a Greenwich businessman and antiwar candidate.
He ran for the U.S. Senate in 2006, defeating incumbent Senator Joe Lieberman in the state Democratic primary election.

Richard Sugarman

His roommate was Richard Sugarman, a Professor of Philosophy and Religion at the University of Vermont and advisor to 2016 presidential candidate Bernie Sanders.
Sugarman received his B.A. cum laude in philosophy from Yale University in 1966; his roommate was Joe Lieberman, who later served as United States Senator.

Hillary Clinton

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Before the 2016 election, he endorsed Hillary Clinton for President.
Along with senators Joe Lieberman and Evan Bayh, she introduced the Family Entertainment Protection Act, intended to protect children from inappropriate content found in video games.