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US Politics & Gov't

Please Don't Take the "2016" Bait -- William Rivers Pitt
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, congress, candidates, democrats, dishonesty, elections, freedoms, Govtfearmongering, healthcare, lies, media, politics, propaganda, republicans )

Kit
- 528 days ago - truth-out.org
By now, pretty much everyone has heard about columnist Richard Cohen stepping on his meat (again) on the pages of the Washington Post. Bi-racial families make "conventional" Americans want to "gag," right, great, thanks, Rich.
How Chris Christie Is Becoming The Next George W. Bush -- With Democrats' Help
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Chris, Christie, George W. Bush, moderate, government, politics, elections, republicans, democrats, candidates )

Carrie
- 537 days ago - nationalmemo.com
The GOP has moved so far to the right that the word "moderate" has a new definition: Moderate - n. A Republican who dares to appeal to people who weren't going to vote Republican anyway.
Texas Republican Judge Switches Party, Denouncing GOP as Party of Bigots and Hate-Mongers
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, democrats, candidates, elections, ethics, politics, judge )

Lynn
- 550 days ago - alternet.org
A Republican Judge from San Antonio, Texas, has announced he is quitting the GOP and will seek re-election as a Democrat, saying that he can no longer be part of political party whose identity is based on hate, bigotry and destroying people's lives.
TAKE ACTION: TELL THE GOP: Condemn Sexist Buttons
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ethics, government, elections, congress, republicans, sexism, candidates, abuse, politics )

Beverly
- 565 days ago - act.weareultraviolet.org
"The buttons at the CA GOP's convention that took a shot at Hillary Clinton's body are nasty, mean, and vile. You should condemn them immediately and send a message that these kinds of attacks against any candidate of any party are off-limits."
Hillary Clinton: 'Pragmatic and Realistic' About 2016 Presidential Run
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Hillary Clinton, politics, candidates, elections, usa, u.s., politics )

Cal
- 581 days ago - globalpost.com
In an interview with New York magazine, Hillary Rodham Clinton said she is "both pragmatic and realistic" as she weighs whether to run for president in 2016.
Why Conservatives Hate Food Stamps
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: working mothers, food stamps, republicans, propaganda, lies, government, ethics, candidates, usa, politics, obama, government, ethics )

Cal
- 584 days ago - theweek.com
Democrats see food stamps as a crucial part of the social safety net. If Republican budget hawks want to demonstrate that they really are a bunch of "mean-spirited" Scrooges, they couldn't pick a better target to cut.
GOP Senate Challenger: Mass Shootings Linked to Women in Workplace
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, candidates, Jim Rubens, Jeanne Shaheen, elections, ethics, women, misogyny, republicans, dishonesty, politics, lies, propaganda, news )

Carrie
- 584 days ago - rawstory.com
A former New Hampshire state senator who's announcing his candidacy to unseat Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen says women in the workplace are at least partially to blame for mass shootings and other violence by men.
TAKE ACTION: Tell Alaska: Don't Send Sarah Palin to the Senate
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, ethics, candidates, elections, politics, republicans )

Beverly
- 593 days ago - leftaction.com
It's time for an "intervention" with the good people of Alaska. Please join us in sending them a message, begging them to NOT make this mistake:
OUTRAGEOUS! New Jersey Senate Candidate To Single Mothers: Stop Relying On Food Stamps And Go To Work!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: working mothers, food stamps, republicans, propaganda, lies, government, ethics, candidates, usa )

Cal
- 610 days ago - thinkprogress.org
New Jersey Senate candidate Steve Lonegan (R) told MSNBC's Steve Kornacki on Saturday that single mothers don't need to rely on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, commonly known as food stamps, because his mother raised a family by working har
Hey Candidates: Atheists Vote, Too -- So Stop Pandering to God!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: religion, atheism, elections, candidates )

Freya
- 610 days ago - alternet.org
Politicians from Obama to Bush just can't resist the "God strategy." Can we ever evolve toward secular government?
Alabama Republican Candidate: 'I'M Against Homosexuals Pretending Like They're Married' (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Alabama, republicans, propaganda, gay rights, ethics, freedoms, elections, congress, candidates, americans, corruption )

Carrie
- 613 days ago - rawstory.com
"I'm against homosexuals pretending like they're married," Young told WPMI. "If you want to have homosexuals pretending like they're married, then go to the Democrat party."
Release of Sen. Ted Cruz's Canadian Birth Certificate Sparks Questions About Dual Citizenship
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Ted Cruz, Birthers, news, republicans, democrats, elections, politics, government, candidates, americans )

Carrie
- 616 days ago - rawstory.com
Cruz apparently currently retains his citizenship in both the United States and Canada. No one claims that Cruz is a Canadian Manchurian candidate but, as the last two presidential elections have proven, any question about a candidate's eligibility...
Birtherism Bites Cruz: Trump Says He's 'Perhaps Not' Eligible to Run for President (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Birtherism, Ted Cruz, Donald Trump, elections, government, dishonesty, ethics, republicans, democrats, media, news, americans, candidates, corruption, politics )

Carrie
- 624 days ago - rawstory.com
The country's most prominent Republican birther says that one of his party's early frontrunners for the 2016 presidential nomination may "perhaps not" be eligible to run if he was born in Canada.
Arkansas GOP Rep. in College Column: Women Are 'the Problem' in Divorce
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: women, Arkansas, congress, candidates, elections, republicans, news, politics, government, ethics )

Carrie
- 625 days ago - rawstory.com
Thanks to online archives, Rep. Tom Cotton (R-AR)'s college-era thoughts about women have been exposed to voters who may be asked to consider him for the U.S. Senate in 2014. Cotton, during his time at Harvard University, penned a 1997 column in which...
RNC Threatens NBC And CNN Over Hillary Clinton Programs
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, media, politics, republicans, abuse, news, ethics, elections, dishonesty, corruption, candidates, freedoms )

Carrie
- 630 days ago - nationalmemo.com
Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus has sent letters to the heads of NBC and CNN expressing his "deep disappointment" in the two networks' decisions to produce programming that will document the life of former secretary of state...

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