Author: Joe Lieberman, opinion contributor

Partisan meddling in primaries makes everything in Washington worse

Last Tuesday’s election revealed the extent to which both of our political parties have yielded to the unethical practice of helping more extreme elements of the other party win primary campaigns. Both Democrats and Republicans have become increasingly willing to boost the prospects of more extreme, less collaborative, more antagonistic candidates for Congress because they…

Senators working for gun safety legislation will pay a price, but they are doing the right thing

Americans are frustrated with Washington—and rightly so. Too frequently, our leaders choose to attack each other rather than solve problems. But in recent days, something different happened. A bipartisan group of senators, led by John Cornyn (R-Texas) and Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) and supported by their respective leaders, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and Senate…