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CNN's Wolf Blitzer Presses Texas Gov. Perry on Ted Nugent's 'Vile' 'Disgusting' Comments (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: CNN, Rick Perry, Ted Nugent, Greg Abbott, Americans, media, corruption, candidates, ethics, elections, politics, republicans )

- 643 days ago -
Appearing on CNN's The Situation Room, Texas Gov. Rick Perry was pressed repeatedly by host Wolf Blitzer to condemn the comments made by musician Ted Nugent calling President Obama a 'subhuman mongrel'.
Take Action: Condemn Steve King's Comments ~ PLEASE SIGN!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Steve King, GOP/TP, racist comments, ethics, dishonesty, corruption )

- 643 days ago -
Did you see this? Steve King, in an election year ploy designed to rally his conservative base, is doubling down on his gross comments about DREAMers, undocumented young people brought to the U.S. through no fault of their own.
Louisiana Congressional Candidate Said Viagra Is Made From His Blood (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Louisiana, Edwin Edwards, corruption, government, politics, democrats, republicans, ethics, elections, crime )

- 644 days ago -
He's back. On Wednesday, less than three years after being released from federal prison, Louisiana Democrat Edwin Edwards told Bloomberg's Al Hunt he intends to run for the House seat being vacated by Rep. Bill Cassidy, who is running for Senate.
Reversing the Grievous Error of Citizens United
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Elections, Citizens United, HR 20, The Government by the People Act, Pelosi, PFAW, constitution, Americans, money out of politics, special interests, politics, Congress, corruption, SCOTUS, constitution )

- 645 days ago -
Our Founders established a government of the MANY, not a government of the MONEY. That's what the American people deserve. SIGN THE PETITION !
GOP's Greg Abbott Vows to Campaign With Nugent Despite 'Sexual Predator' History (TEXT and 2 VIDEOS)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Texas, Greg Abbott, Ted Nugent, republicans, candidate, ethics, corruption, dishonesty, elections, politics, government, propaganda )

- 646 days ago -
Republican Texas gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott this week said that a Tuesday event with Ted Nugent would go on, even after Democrats reminded him of the conservative rocker's admitted history of sexual relationships with underage girls.
Tea Party Reaches New Low In Pettiness
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Gay Marriage, rights, law, GOP/TP, dishonesty, corruption, ethics, propaganda, government, freedoms )

- 647 days ago -
Republicans are really starting to get comically petty in their attempts to stall and chip away at same-sex marriage. Sen.Mike Lee and Sen.Ted Cruz introduced a bill that would basically nullify your same-sex marriage in federal eyes if you moved from...
How Do They Track Thee? Let Me Count the Ways
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, corruption, cover-up, crime, dishonesty, elections, ethics, government, Govtfearmongering, lies, media, politics, propaganda, SupremeCourt, Tracking )

- 648 days ago -
Individual freedoms were initially safeguarded to protect us from an ever-expanding Government because throughout history governments have always expanded to usurp people's individual rights.
Take a Stand Against the Koch Brothers ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corruption, government, ethics, Koch Brothers, Citizens United, republicans )

- 653 days ago -
They're now pounding seven vulnerable Democrats with revolting, deceptive attacks -- and if they win six of these battlegrounds, they'll buy control of the Senate for the Republicans.
The GOP Is Making Campaign Websites For Its Opponents... And It Gets Worse
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, politics, republicans, corruption, dishonesty, ethics, lies, elections, news )

- 656 days ago - looks like any normal campaign website, but anyone who didn't bother to read the site closely before trying to make a donation would find that they'd just contributed to the coffers of the National Republican Congressional Committee.
Conservative Leaders See Their Followers As Marks
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, society, conservatives, government, corruption, dishonesty, politics, propaganda, ethics, republicans )

- 658 days ago -
In a very real sense, the conservative movement is just as much, if not more, about cataloging lists of suckers to exploit for profit as it is a political movement. Many of the obsessions of right wing fanatics go back to these kinds of grifts.
Money in Politics Is Corruption. Join the Movement to Fight Back. ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, corruption, usa, constitution, ethics, money, politics )

- 658 days ago -
Our message: You shouldn't have to buy access to your own government. That's why we're building a movement big enough to force our leaders to stop answering to special-interest cronies and start answering to the people.
The Koch Brothers Left a Confidential Document at Their Last Donor Conference--Read It Here
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Koch Brothers, Ameicans, money, republicans, corruption, elections, ethics, politics, dishonesty )

- 659 days ago -
The billionaire industrialists and their political operatives strive to ensure the anonymity of the wealthy conservatives who fund their sprawling political operation--which funneled more than $400 million into the 2012 elections--and to keep their plans...
Close Guantanamo in 2014 ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: guantanamo, ethics, usa, humanrights, corruption, politics )

- 660 days ago -
In his State of the Union address, President Obama set a clear goal of closing Guantanamo in 2014. In order for it to happen, he needs the support of Congress to lift the remaining restrictions on detainee transfers.
Chris Christie Booed At Super Bowl Event
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Chris Christie, New Jersey, Americans, corruption, ethics, dishonesty, lies, politics, republicans )

- 661 days ago -
The scandal has tarnished Christie's reputation as a politician ready to reach across the aisle at a time when partisan gridlock has defined Washington.

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