Joseph I. Lieberman Quotes

Campaigns are partisan. Governing should not be partisan.

The first Jew to run for the Vice Presidency on a major party ticket.

Joseph I. Lieberman, Connecticut Attorney General, U. S. Senator (Democrat, CT), Democratic Vice Presidential Candidate, Unsuccessful Candidate for the Democratic Presidential Nomination Statement after his “loss” of the Election of 2000, Quoted in The Hartford Courant, December 15, 2000

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Joseph I. Lieberman
Joseph I. Lieberman
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Joseph Isadore Lieberman is an American politician, lobbyist and attorney who served as a United States Senator from Connecticut from 1989 to 2013. A former member of the Democratic Party, he was its nominee for Vice President of the United States in the 2000 election. During his final term in office he was officially listed as an independent Democrat and caucused with and chaired committees for the Democratic Party.

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