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US Politics & Gov't

POLITICAL FOOT IN MOUTH DISEASE: Rep. Todd Akin: No Pregnancy From 'Legitimate Rape'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: womens rights, campaign, absurd, backlash Todd Akin, ethics, corruption, congress, candidates, americans, u.s., war, politics, news )

Cal
- 707 days ago - latimes.com
Rep. Todd Akin's controversial comments on "legitimate rape" made during an interview with KTVI-TV have sparked a massive backlash.
7 Reasons Why Romney-Ryan's Desperate Attempts to Spin Medicare Won't Work
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: healthcare, healthcare, Mitt Romney, campaign, elections, politics, obama, news, usa, government, propaganda, republicans, u.s. )

Cal
- 711 days ago - alternet.org
Romney's team is trying to muddy the waters around Medicare, but they face an uphill climb.
Tell Mitt Romney to Disclose His Top Fundraisers - Petition
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: petition, open secrets, Obama, Romney, election 2012, fundraisers, bundle, disclose information, campaign )

Dandelion
- 712 days ago - opensecrets.org
Obama has been publicly disclosing information about his bundlers since the campaign began, and Romney disclosed his bundlers during his 2008 bid. But this time around, his network of fundraisers remains in the shadows.
TAKE ACTION NOW! --US-Reinstate the Federal Ban on Assault Weapons
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: gun control, Aurora shooting, campaign, elections, republicans, candidates, democrats, usa, media, news, politics )

Cal
- 729 days ago - forcechange.com
Sign this petition to tell President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney to make it a priority to address the gun violence that keeps our communities in dangers and reinstate a strong version of the federal ban on assault weapons.
Politicizing Tragedy and the Aurora Theater Shooting
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: gun control, Aurora shooting, campaign, elections, republicans, candidates, democrats, usa, media, news, politics )

Cal
- 735 days ago - motherjones.com
Politics itself is not the problem, but there are reasons we react with revulsion to the thought of "politicizing" tragedies. What repells us is the rush to collective blame, the lightning impulse to assign responsibility to one's political adversaries.
Abortion Issue Activists Go on Offense
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abortion issue, campaign, law, courts, Presidential Campaign, elections, candidates, SupremeCourt, usa, media, republicans, democrats, ethics, government, u.s., obama, news )

Cal
- 1005 days ago - campaign2012.washingtonexaminer.com
Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain's confusing comments on the abortion issue, together with a federal judge's ruling on a North Carolina pro-life law, have put abortion back in the national spotlight during a presidential campaign dominated by
Is President Obama Responsible For The Mess We Are In???
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: anti-obama, obama, reelection, election, 2012, campaign, politics, government, lies, dishonesty, ethics, u.s., society, humans, americans, america, democrats, republicans, news )

PinkMindy
- 1077 days ago - members.beforeitsnews.com
No, President Obama is not 'totally responsible' for the mess our nation is in, however he is still responsible for the continued severity and misdirection that everything is heading! Empty promises are at the root of the problem.
20 Funniest Presidential Gaffes of All Time
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US, Politics, Candidates, Campaign, Gaffes, Leaders )

Sophie
- 1362 days ago - mastersinpublicadministration.com
Presidential gaffes are a dime a dozen, but here's ac collection of the funniest mistakes and moments of embarrassment ever encountered by a president or vice president while on the job.
Coal Company Gave Utah Governor $10,000
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: governor, coal industry, donate, campaign, money )

Lone
- 1635 days ago - ksl.com
SALT LAKE CITY -- Gov. Gary Herbert's campaign deposited a $10,000 check the same day the governor met with the leaders of the coal mining company. It appears that state regulators sped up the approval process shortly thereafter, but Herbert's office
Supreme Court Considers Major Shift in Election Law
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: conservative, supreme, court, reverse, McCain-Feingold, Act, elections, corruption, corporate, free speech, campaign, spending, power, corruption, money, finance, politics, society, business )

Tom
- 1794 days ago - latimes.com
The Supreme Court conservative majority want to give corporations even more power by reversing two previous rulings that limit corporate spending in elections, saying such limits violate the 1st Amendment "free speech" rights of corporations!
YouTube - Keith Olbermann Special Comment On Health Care Reform   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, ethics, dishonesty, corruption, democrats, republicans, americans, abuse, health, care, insurance, universal, single, payer, public, option, drug, lobby, campaign, contributions )

Tom
- 1819 days ago - youtube.com
Keith Olbermann calls out Sen. John Thune, Rep. Ginny Brown-Waite, Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and other Republicans - whom he argues are owned by the insurance industry - as well as a few Democrats, too, like Blue Dog Senator Max Baucus of Montana...
Obama Gets Boost From Huge Funding, Powell Backing
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: candidates, elections, campaign, politics )

Cal
- 2107 days ago - reuters.com
Democrat Barack Obama won the support of former Republican Secretary of State Colin Powell on Sunday and announced he raised a record $150 million last month, dealing a double blow to rival John McCain's U.S. presidential campaign.
Democrats Pursue Puerto Rican Style Before Primary
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: USA, Puerto Rico, democratic primary race, campaign, primaries, June 1, 'boricua style.' )

K. A.
- 2258 days ago - cnn.com
Puerto Rico hasn't received so much attention from Democrats since 1980 race; June 1 vote will allocate 55 delegates; Clinton is favored to win there; Island switched from a caucus after Super Tuesday's inconclusive outcome!
HILLARY CLINTON'S STILL "IN IT TO WIN IT!"
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: USA, Hillary Clinton, democratic presidential race, campaign, Obama, McCain, candidates, democrat nominee for president )

K. A.
- 2314 days ago - guardian.co.uk
"I've won states that Democrats need to win in the general election in order to win the White House and obviously the strategy on the other side is to try to shut this race down, but I don't think voters want that. "My family is not big on quitting."
Sen. Clinton Faces Claims of Borrowed Language
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: obama, clinton, media, politics, candidates, campaign )

Glenn
- 2347 days ago - politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com
Hillary Clinton - whose campaign has spent the past several days pointing to instances of borrowed language in the speeches of rival Barack Obama - is being accused of lifting words from one very familiar politician: her own husband.
 

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