Gore's selection of Connecticut Senator Joseph Lieberman as his
running mate is being interpreted as a way to separate himself
from the personal scandals of President Bill Clinton. Lieberman
is best known for his condemnation of Clinton's liaison with Monica
of Jupiter and Saturn occurs every twenty years. It
arrived in late May of this year at 23 degrees of Taurus in close
conjunction with Saturn, Mars and Uranus in Lieberman's birth
chart. Jupiter symbolizes both opportunity and righteousness.
Saturn is the planet of integrity and accomplishment. This socially
significant pair's connection with Lieberman's chart reflects
the Senator's rise in status based on his reputation as a man
of solid moral principles.
Transiting Jupiter is now in Gemini closely approaching the Senator's natal Jupiter in late September. However, Jupiter will then turn retrograde and will not make the exact conjunction until April 2001. This
"not quite Jupiter return" is another indicator of expansion
in Lieberman's life.
the planet of innovation and surprises, is presently conjunct
the Ascendant in Lieberman's chart (if the 7:00 am birth time is correct). This corresponds with his unexpected nomination as the Democratic candidate for Vice-President.
It is the first time a Jewish person has been placed on the national
ticket of a major political party.
data source: Lois Rodden of AstroDatabank.
From memory (A) Tony Louis quotes a close friend of the Lieberman
family, "around 7:00 AM."
Since this article was published, StarIQ has received two additional
conflicting birth times for Joe Lieberman. When we are able to confirm
which is correct, we will adjust his chart accordingly.