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Joe Lieberman goes to American Enterprise Institute

By Laurie Bennett

March 11, 2013 at 2:01pm

Former Sen. Joseph Lieberman (I-CT) is joining the American Enterprise Institute.

He will co-chair a project called the American Internationalism Project with former Sen. Jon Kyl (R-AZ).

The conservative think tank, which announced Lieberman’s new post on Monday, described the project as an effort “to rebuild and reshape a bipartisan consensus around American global leadership and engagement.”

In a prepared statement, Lieberman said, “There is an urgent need to rebuild a bipartisan - indeed non-political - consensus for American diplomatic, economic, and military leadership in the world. That’s why I am grateful to AEI for initiating and sponsoring this project and why I look forward to leading it with my friend Jon Kyl.”

Many in Democratic circles would question Lieberman’s bipartisanship. A longtime Democrat who ran as Al Gore’s running mate in the 2000 presidential election, he switched his affiliation to Independent after losing a primary challenge in 2006.

Although he caucused with Democrats in the Senate, he endorsed John McCain in 2008 and spoke at the Republican National Convention that year.

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2 Comments

  • #1.   Greg 03.11.2013

    Does Hadassah Lieberman, Joe’s wife, still serve as the Senior Counselor in Hill & Knowlton’s Health Care and Pharmaceutical practice? Along with Dick Cheney, Joe is one of the most heinous people in recent years’ political scene.

  • #2.   Laurie Bennett 03.11.2013

    Lieberman’s most recent financial disclosure, filed in May, did not list household income from Hill+Knowlton. Hadassah did, however, receive income from Susan G. Komen for the Cure.

    Here’s our profile of her:
    http://www.muckety.com/Hadassah-Freilich-Lieberman/97777.muckety

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