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US Politics & Gov't

Bernie Sanders: "I Am Prepared To Run for President of the United States"
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, candidates, elections, freedoms, government, healthcare, healthcare, housing, Independent candidate, goodnews, politics, Senator Bernie Sanders )

Kit
- 42 days ago - truth-out.org
Bernie Sanders says he is "prepared to run for president of the United States." That's not a formal announcement. A lot can change between now and 2016, and the populist senator from Vermont bristles at the whole notion of a permanent campaign.
Virginia to Fight Same-Sex Marriage Ban
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Virginia, Mark Herring, Same Sex Marriage, government, Americans, freedoms, goodnews )

Carrie
- 86 days ago - washingtonpost.com
Virginia Attorney General Mark R. Herring will announce Thursday that he believes the state's ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional and that Virginia will join two same-sex couples in asking a federal court to strike it down, according to an...
Take Action:Commonwealth Court Overturns PA's Voter ID Law- Tell AG Kane Not to Appeal
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corruption, abuse, americans, candidates, congress, constitution, dishonesty, elections, ethics, government, GoodNews, freedoms, usa, propaganda, politics, lies, media, Govtfearmongering )

JL
- 92 days ago - petitions.moveon.org
The great news is that Commonwealth Court Judge Bernard McGinley said the Pennsylvania Voter ID bill is unconstitutional.
Take Action: Tell Congress You Support the Voting Rights Act!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, candidates, congress, constitution, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, elections, ethics, government, lies, media, propaganda, politics, usa, SupremeCourt, u.s., GoodNews, freedoms )

JL
- 92 days ago - participate.lwv.org
Representatives James Sensenbrenner (R-WI), John Conyers (D-MI), Bobby Scott (D-VA), John Lewis (D-GA), and Senate Judiciary Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-VT) introduced common sense legislation that would repair and restore the Voting Rights Act.This bipart
Federal Court Strikes Down Utah's Gay Marriage Ban
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: gay rights, law, u.s., politics, goodnews )

Cal
- 119 days ago - npr.org
A federal judge has struck down Utah's ban on same-sex marriage, saying it's unconstitutional.
Obama to Commute Sentences for 8 in Crack Cocaine Cases
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, constitution, corruption, crime, dishonesty, ethics, goodnews, government, media, prisoners, obama )

Kit
- 121 days ago - nytimes.com
President Obama, expanding his push to curtail severe penalties for drug offenses, on Thursday commuted the sentences of eight federal inmates who were convicted of crack cocaine offenses. Each inmate has been imprisoned for at least 15 years[...]
GOP Proven 100% Wrong About Food Stamps
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: children, hunger, americans, SNAP, child, family, ethics, culture, dishonesty, freedoms, government, GoodNews, goodnews, health, law, rights, sadness, safety, society, women, usa, lies, media, congress, propaganda, republicans )

JL
- 135 days ago - alternet.org
Actual research shows SNAP program promotes self-sufficiency, not a culture of dependence.
Obamacare and Brand New Democrats: The GOP's Biggest Nightmare
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: GoodNews, healthcare, obama, politics, elections, democrats )

Beverly
- 144 days ago - dailykos.com
The fight for Obamacare has become an existentialist crisis for the GOP.
Iran Deal Fallout: Top Ten Ways Netanyahu Will Try to Sabotage Peace
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: iran, middle-east, israel, usa, GoodNews )

Abdessala
- 145 days ago - veteranstoday.com
The whole world, except for Netanyahu and his assets in the US Congress, is cheering for peace. How will Netanyahu try to sabotage the deal and get his long-desired war with Iran?
McConnell: "There Will Not Be Another Government Shutdown"
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: govenrment shutdown republicans, politics, news, americans, goodnews )

Cal
- 180 days ago - cbsnews.com
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said on "Face the Nation" Sunday he doesn't believe a government shutdown is conservative policy and as a result, "there will not be another government shutdown. You can count on that."
Thanks To Obamacare, Oregon Cut Its Unsinsured Population By 10 Percent Over The Past Two Weeks
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: GoodNews, goodnews, healthcare, obamacare, cutitng the ranks of the uninsred, u.s., obama, politics )

Cal
- 182 days ago - thinkprogress.org
Over the past two weeks, Oregon has signed up so many low-income residents for health coverage that the state has cut its uninsured population by 10 percent, according to state health officials.
Citing Herman Wallace, Amnesty Intl Launches Campaign to Free Albert Woodfox (TAKE ACTION)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, constitution, corruption, cover-up, crime, democrats, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, government, GoodNews, goodnews, Govtfearmongering, healthcare, healthcare, housing, lies, media, news, obama, politics, u.s., usa, war, supreme )

Angola
- 190 days ago - angola3news.blogspot.com
Today Amnesty Intl declared: "Herman died a free man. Let's help Albert live as one." Before he died, Herman said: "I want the world to know that I am an innocent man and that Albert Woofox is innocent as well...The state may have stolen my life, but..."
Free At Last! Herman Wallace Has Finally Been Released (Watch Democracy Now! and More)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, constitution, corruption, cover-up, crime, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, GoodNews, goodnews, government, Govtfearmongering, healthcare, housing, healthcare, news, media, politics, u.s., usa, SupremeCourt )

Angola
- 199 days ago - angola3news.blogspot.com
After a long, dramatic day, we are humbled to report that last nite, the indomitable, irrepressible Herman Wallace has just been released after spending over 4 decades in solitary confinement. Herman was driven away from the prison a free man, awake and..
BREAKING: Guardian Reports That LA Authorities Will Not Release Herman Wallace Despite Court Order
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, constitution, corruption, cover-up, crime, democrats, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, GoodNews, goodnews, government, Govtfearmongering, healthcare, healthcare, housing, news, politics, usa, u.s. )

Angola
- 200 days ago - theguardian.com
A gruesome legal battle over the fate of a dying man is being played out at the Hunt correctional center in St Gabriel, LA, as state authorities refuse to release a former member of the Black Panther movement despite a federal court ordering they do so.
BREAKING: Herman Wallace of the Angola 3 Has Conviction Overturned and Immediate Release Ordered!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, constitution, corruption, cover-up, crime, democrats, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, GoodNews, goodnews, government, Govtfearmongering, healthcare, healthcare, housing, news, politics, SupremeCourt, u.s., usa )

Angola
- 200 days ago - angola3news.blogspot.com
Herman Wallace's conviction has been overturned today, based on the systematic exclusion of women from the jury in violation of the 14th Amendment. Furthermore, the Judge clearly orders that "the State immediately release Mr. Wallace from custody."
 

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