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US Politics & Gov't

A Hispanic Man Delivers Absentee Ballots, and Now Conservatives Want Him Dead (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Arizona, elections, government, republicans, ethics, dishonesty )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - rawstory.com
Conservatives are outraged over what they claim, mistakenly, to be evidence of massive voter fraud being perpetrated in Arizona, The Daily Dot reports.Despite the outrage from conservative sites, Marine was not behaving illegally when he delivered the...
Chris Christie Is 'Tired' Of Hearing About The Minimum Wage
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, New Jersey, Chris Christie, minimum wage, dishonesty, ethics, republicans, politics, government, candidates, news )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - ibtimes.com
"I'm tired of hearing about the minimum wage. I really am," Christie said in the short clip that was posted online. "I don't think there is a mother or father sitting around a kitchen table tonight in America who are saying, 'You know honey, if...
In Texas, You Can Vote With a Concealed Handgun License--But Not a Student ID
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, voter ID's, Texas, dishonesty, ethics, elections, freedoms, government, politics, news, corruption, republicans, abuse )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - newrepublic.com
Texans casting a ballot on Monday, when early voting begins, will need to show one of seven forms of photo ID. A concealed handgun license is okay, but a student ID isn't.
Justice Ginsburg Admits to Keeping Stash of 'Notorious RBG' Shirts to Give to Friends (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Supreme Court, 'Notorious R.B.G.', popularity, Americans, good news, government, ethics, elections, media, news, politics )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - rawstory.com
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg acknowledged her Internet popularity as the "Notorious RBG," Sunday night in an interview with NPR legal affairs correspondent Nina Totenberg, saying she keeps "quite a large supply" of t-shirts bearing her face.
The Real 47 Percent: GOP Candidate With a Ferrari Pays No Federal Income Taxes for Third Year
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Tom Foley, Connecticut, elections, politics, republicans, ethics, dishonesty, government, corruption, abuse )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - rawstory.com
"Tom Foley owns a multi-million dollar mansion, two British fighter jets, and a $5-million-dollar yacht, yet takes advantage of tax loopholes middle-class families can only dream about, allowing him to pay no income taxes for three years,"...
TX Judge Responds to Complaints About Bible Reading in Court By Hosting Prayer Breakfast
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, religion, Separation of Church and State, ethics, government, politics, Texas, Judge Wayne Mack, law, constitution, abuse )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - rawstory.com
A Texas judge, under fire for opening court proceedings with a Bible reading followed by a prayer, has scheduled a prayer breakfast next week where he claims he will address the issue.
Ted Cruz: Obama's Surgeon General Pick Isn't a 'Health Professional' Because He's 'Anti-Gun' (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Ebola, Sen.Ted Cruz, President Obama, Surgeon General nominee, congress, Americans, government, ethics, politics, republicans, corruption, dishonesty )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - rawstory.com
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) on Sunday accused President Barack Obama's pick for surgeon general of not being a "health care professional" because the doctor had backed a ban on military-style assault rifles.
Stand With Bernie Sanders and Social Security! ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bernie Sanders, democrats, congress, elections, freedoms, socialsecurity, politics, americans, government )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - salsa.wiredforchange.com
Stand with U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders and tell all U.S. Senate candidates: Expanding Social Security is THE winning issue this November. Take a strong progressive stance: Expand, don't cut Social Security!
Judge Rejects US Call for Anonymous Jury in Trial of Palestinian-American
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, government, politics, rights, federal court, Rasmea Odeh trial, ethics, news, freedoms )

Carrie
- 6 days ago - electronicintifada.net
A federal judge has rejected a government request for an anonymous jury in the upcoming trial of Palestinian-American Rasmea Odeh. This was one of two setbacks for the prosecution.
History Won't View Marriage Equality Holdouts Favorably
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Marriage Equality, congress, ethics, freedoms, government, politics, republicans, history, news )

Carrie
- 9 days ago - nationalmemo.com
We are swiftly arriving at the point where most Americans recognize right from wrong and see -- with clarity gained through experience or thoughtful reconsideration -- the fiction that love could somehow be ruinous to society.
The Scariest Thing About Political Fearmongers Is Themselves
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, propaganda, government, news, republicans, political fear-mongers, media, dishonesty, ethics, politics, elections, congress )

Carrie
- 9 days ago - nationalmemo.com
Perry was on Fox News howling for federal troops,declaring that "this is a natural disaster," and putting himself in front of the Tea Party fear brigade that was screeching about the Ebola virus and the other pandemic diseases these wretched urchins might
Mitch McConnell Wants Kentucky To Believe Its Obamacare Exchange Is Just A Website (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Kentucky, 'ObamaCare', healthcare, ethics, dishonesty, government, republicans, politics, elections, lies, news )

Carrie
- 10 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
"Kentucky Kynect is a website. It was paid for by a grant from the federal government," McConnell said. "The website can continue, but in my view the best interests of the country would be achieved by pulling out Obamacare root and branch."
'Grow a Spine!': Huckabee Explodes at GOP for Giving Up as Gays Break 'Nature's Law' of Marriage (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, LGBT rights, Huckabee, propaganda, republicans, government, ethics, dishonesty, corruption, freedoms, media )

Carrie
- 11 days ago - rawstory.com
On the Saturday edition of his show following the Supreme Court's decision not to reverse decisions that struck down same-sex marriage bans in five states, Huckabee accused Republicans of allowing judicial activism.
BERNIE SANDERS IS BUILDING A 'REVOLUTION' TO CHALLENGE HILLARY CLINTON IN 2016
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Senator Bernie Sanders, Independents, 2016, presidential election, government, ethics, freedoms, democrats, republicans, politics )

Carrie
- 13 days ago - vice.com
Bernie Sanders is angry. In fact, he's furious. He's mad about income inequality, and about the decades of economic policies and trade agreements that he says have gradually eroded the middle class. He's mad at Republicans in Washington, DC, who want...
What Would Happen Under a Republican Senate? (VIDEO)   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Robert Reich, Americans, elections, republicans, economy, freedoms, congress, politics )

Carrie
- 14 days ago - youtu.be
Robert Reich put together this short video to explain why this fight is so important, and how progressives like us can volunteer to make a difference:
 

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