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US Politics & Gov't

Nancy Pelosi Had A Pretty Simple Response To Ted Cruz's Bizarre 'SNL' Claim (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, congress, Nancy Pelosi, Ted Cruz, Seth Meyers, politics, government, ethics, republicans, democrats, freedoms, news )

Carrie
- 23 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
"I don't know if he didn't know what he was talking about, or if he intentionally wanted to use a scare tactic, but that is as far from the truth as it could be," Pelosi told Meyers, who said he "can't do time" in jail.
US Congressman Danny Davis Calls for Lifting the Blockade of Gaza
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Danny K. Davis, democrats, congress, Israel, Gaza Blockade, ethics, freedoms )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - mondoweiss.net
Davis' move is the result of a sustained effort by the Committee for Just Peace in Israel and Palestine (CJPIP), urging the Congressman to advocate for an end to the Israeli occupation and to stop military aid to Israel.
Republicans Caught in A Colossal Lie About Unemployment Benefits
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, republicans, unemployment benefits, congress, dishonesty, ethics, government, politics, corruption, economy, lies )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - dailykos.com
Extending benefits to unemployed workers beyond the 26 weeks provided by most states has little effect on the unemployment rate and essentially no impact on labor force participation, a recent working paper released by the Federal Reserve Board found.
Lindsey Graham Unhinged: We Will 'All Get Killed Back Here' If Obama Lets ISIS Open 'the Gates of Hell' (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Obama, Sen.Lindey Graham, government, ethics, propaganda, republicans, congress, military, media )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - rawstory.com
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) did not hold back on Sunday in expressing his outrage at President Barack Obama's refusal to send ground troops to confront ISIS, warning that the "gates of hell" would "spill out onto the world."
Sign the Check ~ Message to Congress ~ Please SIGN!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Israel, congress, elections, ethics, freedoms, politics, democrats, republicans, government )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - checkisrael.org
At a time when politicians pay more attention to lobbies than to the needs of our citizens, we're delivering a different kind of check. Sign this check to send a powerful message to the candidates and Congress!
TAKE ACTION NOW! Restore the Voting Rights Act
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Voting Rihts Act, voting, US< SupremeCourt, politics, news, ethics, government, congress )

Cal
- 5 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Last year the Supreme Court's 5-4 decision in Shelby County v. Holder gutted one of the most effective provisions of the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
Hundreds of Voters Are Disenfranchised By North Carolina's New Voting Restrictions
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: votign rights, NC legislation, disenfrnchised voters, crime, corruption, congress, americans, news, usa )

Cal
- 7 days ago - thenation.com
same-day registration was one of the key electoral reforms eliminated by the North Carolina legislature last year when it passed the nation's most onerous package of voting restrictions. In 2014,
TAKE ACTION NOW! WOMEN'S RIGHTS: Fight for Equal Pay for Equal Work.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, women's rights, equal pay for equal work legislation, crime, congress, americans, usa, politics, news )

Cal
- 7 days ago - emilyslist.org
If the Paycheck Fairness vote scheduled for this week goes anything like the last three times the Senate voted on it, Republicans are going to do everything they can to make sure it fails.
Bird's Eye View: How Satellite Imagery Is Making the News
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corruption, crime, cover-up, congress, ethics, freedoms, news, politics, war, usa, lies )

Nils Ande
- 9 days ago - watchdog-watcher.com
In the past week, three stories on three very different issues showed once again how satellite images, until recently confined to the weather report, are now the stuff of front-page news.
Big Banks Fined Mega-Billions; CEOs Remain Untouched, Above the Law
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corruption, crime, congress, ethics, usa, news, lies, economy, dishonesty, cover-up )

Nils Ande
- 9 days ago - goldenageofgaia.com
Get arrested for robbing a bank or shoplifting and you will go to prison. Get caught selling cocaine or steal a car and you will do jail time. But if you are a CEO of one of the biggest banks in America and that bank is fined mega-billions for fraudulent
Fours After Deepwater Horizon Blowout, BP May Be Fined $18 Billion
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: BP Oil Spill, BP oil spill disaster, New Orleans, Louisiana, Gulf of Mexico, Oil Spill, Deepwater Horizon explosion, americans, congress, corruption, cover-up, crime, dishonesty, ethics, government, media, obama, usa )

Betsy
- 13 days ago - nytimes.com
New Orleans....On Thursday, a federal judge here for the first time bluntly rejected those arguments, finding that BP was indeed the primary culprit. He added that BP's "conduct was reckless."
Male Senator's Never Seen Sexism In The Senate, Thinks Kirsten Gillibrand Should Name Names (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Ron Johnson, Kirtsen Gillibrand, Americans, women, congress, corruption, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, politics, republicans, democrats, government )

Carrie
- 14 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
In his four years in the Senate, Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) has never witnessed the type of sexism detailed in Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand's (D-N.Y.) new book. Moreover, he thinks Gillibrand should name the male Senate colleagues who she said sexually harassed
TAKE ACTION NOW! Fight to Protect Voting Rights
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: voting rights, new laws, politics, right to vote, americans, corruption, congress, government, elections, news )

Cal
- 15 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
We're facing an emergency situation. Politicians across the country are trying to silence millions of people by robbing them of their right to vote. And they're targeting specific groups of voters: people of color, the poor, people with disabilities, and
 

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