What Is The Joe Lieberman Encyclopedia All About?
Joe Lieberman made a lot of claims during his 2006 re-election campaign, many of which had no resemblence to his record. This site, and image linked in this box, serves as a resource for all bloggers/reporters suffering through Joe's penchant for revisionist history over the next six years.

Monday, November 13, 2006

Joe Lieberman: Good Government

Lobbying and Lobbyist Loophole Votes
  • Lieberman voted against closing major special interest gift loophole abused by lobbyists like Jack Abramoff (link)
  • Lieberman's bill deliberately preserved a major earmarking loophole at center of Abramoff scandal (link)
  • Lieberman sugarcoated sham lobbying "reform" that preserved Abramoff-style loopholes, then got embarassed by McCain and Common Cause (link)
  • Lieberman skipped deciding vote cracking down on other lobbying absuses (link)
  • Lieberman one of only two Democrats to vote against original lobbyist gift ban that may have prevented Abramoff scandals (link)
  • Lieberman has taken more than $5.3 million from lobbyists and lawyers (link)

  • Lieberman skipped key vote to make earmarks public (link)
  • Lieberman defends earmarking as CT is being ripped off by the practice (link)
  • Lieberamn has been nailed for his hypocrisy on earmarks (link)
  • Do Lieberman's lobbyist ties explain his defense of earmarking? (link)

Campaign Fundraising
  • Key facts about Joe Lieberman's campaign donors (link)
  • Enron lobbyist led Lieberman's fundraising operation (link)
  • Lieberman has taken more than $4 million from PACs (link)
  • Lieberman still raking in D.C. lobbyist cash (link)
  • Example #1: What does special interest cash buy from Lieberman (link)
  • Example #2: What does special interest cash buy from Lieberman (link)

Campaign Donors: In-Depth
  • Campaign donors: Asbestos trust fund (link)
  • Campaign donors: Energy Bill / Exxon Mobil (link)
  • Campaign donors: Mohegan and Mashantucket Indian Tribes (link)
  • Campaign donors: Television media (link)
  • Campaign donors: Wright Amendment / Southwest Airlines (link)
  • Campaign donors: Bankruptcy bill (link)
  • Campaign donors: Accounting standards (link)
  • Campaign donors: Pharmaceutical (link)
  • Campaign donors: Corporate Accountability (link)


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