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US Politics & Gov't

Bernie Sanders: Presidential Run Is Not About Hillary, It's About the 'Collapsing' Middle Class (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Bernie Sanders, good news, middle class, democrats, republicans, candidates, elections, freedoms, politics, government )

Carrie
- 8 days ago - rawstory.com
Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) indicated on Meet the Press today that he would seriously consider running for president in 2016, even if that required him to switch his party affiliation to Democrat.
Heavily Armed Officials Raid Voter Registration Group At Direction Of GOP Gubernatorial Candidate
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Texas, voting rights, voter registration, Greg Abbott, candidates, corruption, abuse, republicans, government, elections, ethics, dishonesty, politics, freedoms, news )

Carrie
- 18 days ago - samuel-warde.com
Texas AG and current Republican gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott ordered a raid on a Houston voter registration drive held by an organization called Houston Votes. The previously unreported raid didn't yield arrests, but did shut down the drive.
GOP Senate Campaign Defends Using Image Of James Foley's Execution In Ad (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, Allen Weh, James Foley, elections, candidates, corruption, ethics, politics )

Carrie
- 27 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The campaign of Allen Weh, the Republican nominee for U.S. Senate in New Mexico is defending an ad it released Monday that uses an image of the gruesome execution of James Foley, an American journalist.
Economic Justice: How NC Progressives Are Fighting Back Against the Tea Party (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: North Carolina, Americans, 'Moral Mondays' Movement, Tea Party, government, ethics, politics, candidates, news )

Carrie
- 23 days ago - rawstory.com
As William Barber prepared to spread a message of hope and democracy through a week of actions Aug. 22-28 in Raleigh and other Southern state capitals, he talked with me about North Carolina's free-market ideology and how it has already affected the...
This Labor Day, Let's Give Workers Something To Cheer About
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Labor Day, workers rights, unions, government, corruption, republicans, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, politics, news, elections, abuse, economy, candidates )

Carrie
- 23 days ago - nationalmemo.com
It's no coincidence that prosperity was widely shared when unions were at the height of their power in the decades after World War II, and that inequality has soared as unions have been weakened.
Mitch McConnell's Campaign Manager Resigns After Iowa Bribery Scandal Deepens
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, elections, Mitch McConnell, Jesse Benton, corruption, crime, ethics, candidates, dishonesty, politics, republicans, news )

Carrie
- 23 days ago - kentucky.com
Benton's name has surfaced in connection to a bribery scandal dating to his time as former U.S. Rep. Ron Paul's political director during the 2012 presidential election.
Caught on Tape: What Mitch McConnell Complained About to a Roomful of Billionaires(Exclusive) - The Nation
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, abuse, americans, constitution, candidates, ethics, elections, economy, dishonesty, propaganda, lies, politics, media, republicans, democrats, freedoms )

Wild
- 26 days ago - thenation.com
At a secret meeting of elite donors convened by the Koch brothers, McConnell laid out his plan for shrinking the federal government and whined about having to vote on minimum wage bills.
Iagine A Future Free From Gun Violence ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US, gun violence, Alex Mooney, Larry Pratt, ethics, corruption, constitution, abuse, candidates, politics, republicans, elections )

Carrie
- 27 days ago - csgv.org
TELL ALEX MOONEY: RETURN LARRY PRATT'S MONEY. Larry Pratt has obviously crossed a line in suggesting his members might shoot a Congresswoman who votes in a way they believe is unconstitutional.
'American Idol' Made Clay Aiken a Star. But He Knows It Won't Make Him a Congressman (TEXT and PHOTOS)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, American Idol, Clay Aiken, North Carolina, democrats, elections, freedoms, government, politics, candidates )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - washingtonpost.com
Aiken won 12 million votes on "American Idol." Now he's trying to get the tiniest fraction of that number to represent the second district of North Carolina. It may prove to be just as tough as beating Ruben Studdard on the talent show.
Bernie Sanders in Iowa: Soldiers Didn't Die 'So Billionaires Could Buy Elections' (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, candidates, elections, news, Iowa, Bernie Sanders, politics, Citizen's United, Supreme Court, economy, freedoms, government )

Carrie
- 7 days ago - rawstory.com
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) said over the weekend that his top priority was overturning the Supreme Court's Citizen's United decision because he did not believe that U.S. armed forces had "fought and died for democracy so that billionaires can buy election
Texas GOP Candidate Greg Abbott Backs Out of Only Televised Debate Against Wendy Davis
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, candidates, elections, ethics, Wendy Davis, Greg Abbott, news, politics, democrats, republicans, media, government )

Carrie
- 23 days ago - rawstory.com
"Due to our inability to agree on specific details of the format, Attorney General Greg Abbott will regretfully not be participating in the WFAA debate," Robert Black, a senior campaign adviser, was quoted as saying by WFAA on Friday.
Sarah Palin Defends Family After Alleged Brawl (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: 'Wasilla Hillbillies', Sarah Palin, family, brawl, media, ethics, dishonesty, republicans, candidates, politics )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The former vice presidential candidate didn't address the alleged fight directly, but praised her children. "I love my Bristol! My straight-shooter is one of the strongest young women you'll ever meet. I have to say this as a proud mama.
   

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