After the death of Osama bin Laden, plans for an attack on U.S. railways were reportedly found in his Pakistani hideout. U.S. Sen. Joseph Lieberman, I-Conn., warned residents to be concerned about a possible attack on Sept. 11 or holidays.
“All of our systems need to be on high alert, and all of our citizens need to be on high alert,” Lieberman said of the 10th anniversary of the terror attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. Lieberman, a Stamford resident, is chairman of the Senate’s Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee.
U.S. Sen. Joseph Lieberman, a Democrat from Stamford, released this statement Sunday after the U.S. military killed Osama bin Laden, the terrorist behind the attacks on the World Trade Center:
"Nearly a decade after the attacks of 9/11, justice is done. I am deeply grateful to all those men and women whose service, struggle and sacrifice across many years, three administrations and countless countries made this moment possible.
"The death of Osama bin Laden unfortunately does not mean the end of the al-Qaida network he built, the hateful ideology he helped ...
Steven Lee of Stamford has a new philosophy: “You can’t win unless you take the risk of losing.”
“I’ve been living by that lately,” said Steve, who, along with 103 other high school students from across the country, received those words of wisdom from U.S. Sen. Ben Nelson, D-Neb., while visiting the nation’s capital.
The group also met with CIA Director Leon Panetta, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, a number of congressmen and President Obama. “It was incredible,” Steve said of his weeklong trip to Washington, D.C., as a United States Senate Youth Program ...
U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy wants to move up to the Senate. The 5th District Democrat said Thursday that he will seek the U.S. Senate seat held by Joseph Lieberman, who announced Wednesday that he will not seek re-election in 2012.
Murphy, a Cheshire resident, won 12-term U.S. Rep. Nancy Johnson’s seat in 2006 "by knocking on doors." In a video release, Murphy said that's how he hopes to win Lieberman's spot.
He’ll face stiff competition. On Tuesday, former Connecticut secretary of the state Susan Bysiewicz, a Democrat, announced her bid for the seat, and U.S. Rep. ...
Lieberman: Grateful, Proud To Serve Connecticut
By U.S. Sen. Joseph Lieberman01/19/11
The full text of Wednesday's speech by U.S. Sen. Joseph Lieberman, I-Conn., at the Stamford Marriott:Twenty three years ago, in February 1988, on a wintry day in Hartford, I announced that I would be a candidate for the U.S. Senate. Standing with me as I began that long shot campaign were Hadassah, who was pregnant, and our three children—Matt, Becca, and Ethan. Today, Matt, Becca, and Ethan are here again, this time I am happy to say with their spouses, Elizabeth, Jacob, and Ariela. These three couples are now the proud parents of their own children—ten children—six ...
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