Jewish Journal


December 17, 2009

Franken has a whole bag of “shush” with Lieberman’s name on it


From WashingtonPost.com:

Tensions flared in the Senate during an otherwise slow afternoon Thursday when Sen. Joe Lieberman asked for unanimous consent to extend some remarks on health care for “an additional moment.” He didn’t get it.

Lieberman, the independent from Connecticut, has in recent days infuriated his fellow members of the Democratic caucus by nixing any form of public health insurance in the Senate health-care reform bill under consideration. His actions have particularly enraged liberals, one of whom, Sen. Al Franken, the freshman Democrat from Minnesota, happened to taking his turn presiding over the Senate when Lieberman made his request to extend his allotted 10 minutes.

Read the full story at WashingtonPost.com.

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