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US Politics & Gov't

Robert Reich: American Democracy Is Diseased
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, elections, ethics, Robert Reich, Martin Gilens, Benjamin Page, Lippman, democracy )

Lynn
- 9 hours ago - alternet.org
Put simply, most Americans feel powerless, and assume the political game is fixed. So why bother?
McConnell's Plan to Shut Down Obama (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, elections, ethics, dishonesty, Obama, obstructionism, government shutdown, corruption, government, politics, propaganda, republicans, news )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - politico.com
Mitch McConnell has a game plan to confront President Barack Obama with a stark choice next year: Accept bills reining in the administration's policies or veto them and risk a government shutdown.
CAMPAIGN FOR KOCH-FREE ELECTIONS ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Koch Brothers, elections, congress, ethics, government, politics, tea party, republicans, SupremeCourt, freedoms, corruption, dishonesty, candidates )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - dccc.org
Sign the petition to urge Congress to reduce the influence of money in politics by passing meaningful campaign finance reform.For decades, our democracy was shielded from the corrosive influence of big money.The Supreme Court and Citizen's United has...
CAMPAIGN FOR KOCH-FREE ELECTIONS PETITION!!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, americans, democrats, republicans, ethics, elections, government, news, propaganda, politics, money, society, humans )

Robert
- 8 days ago - dccc.org
The Koch brothers spent over $400 million in 2012--and they've pledged to spend over $300 million this year. Sign the petition to urge Congress to reduce the influence of money in politics by passing meaningful campaign finance reform.
Bernie Sanders Says He Has a 'Damn Good Platform' to Run for President in 2016 (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bernie Sanders, elections, Americans, democrats, democratic socialism, government, politics, news, economy, freedoms, healthcare )

Carrie
- 10 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Sen. Bernie Sanders isn't afraid to be called a socialist. In fact, the Vermont Independent proudly labels himself a Democratic socialist. Sanders described his credo as a fight to protect America's working class from what he sees as the threat of an...
TAKE ACTION NOW! Fix the Voting Rights Act
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, dishonesty, SupremeCourt, Vtoing Rights Act, elections, corruption, americans )

Cal
- 12 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Last summer, the right-wing ideologues on the United States Supreme Court handed down a shameful decision that gutted the Voting Rights Act, ending 40 years of protection for minorities against discriminatory and unfair attempts to limit voting based on
New Mexico Voter Purge Info
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: voter purge, New Mexico, voting, what to do, info, government, ethics, corruption, elections )

Nancy
- 14 days ago - progressnownm.wordpress.com
Now they are at it again - just weeks before the election. And just like last time, legally registered voters who receive these notices can be confused into thinking they can't vote this November. What you can do...
GOP Congressman Accuses Democrats Of Waging A 'War On Whites' (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: "War On Whites", immigration, dishonesty, ethics, elections, politics, republicans, corruption, propaganda, government )

Carrie
- 16 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Ala.) doesn't think that the hardline stance Republicans have taken on immigration could hurt the party's standing with Hispanic voters. Instead, he thinks Democrats are hurting their prospects with white voters.
Sen. Ted Cruz's Dad Wants Pastors to Hand Out Biblical Voting Guides in Church to Save America (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Ted Cruz, Rafael Cruz, republicans, religion, separation of church and state, government, ethics, corruption, politics, propaganda, elections, news )

Carrie
- 16 days ago - rawstory.com
During a speech in Texas last week, Rafael Cruz, the father of Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), encouraged religious leaders to "restore America" by distributing biblical voting guides in church.
Why the Latino Vote Matters in 2014 Midterms: Immigration
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, Latno vote, immigration issue, government, congress, elections, news, media )

Cal
- 17 days ago - csmonitor.com
In the battle for control of the US Senate, only one key state in 2014 has a significant Latino population. But the midterms are a dress rehearsal for 2016, and both parties see immigration as a defining issue for their voters.
'He's Pulling the Palin': John Fugelsang and Ed Schultz Rip Eric Cantor's 'Special Election' Idea (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Eric Cantor, congress, republicans, ethics, government, politics, news, dishonesty, elections, candidates )

Carrie
- 20 days ago - rawstory.com
Comedian John Fugelsang and MSNBC host Ed Schultz mocked outgoing House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) on Friday for planning to leave office on Aug. 18, rather than finish his term. "He's pulling the Palin," Schultz said, a dig at Sarah Palin's abrup
Elizabeth Warren's Biggest Donors Warn Her Not to Run for President
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, democrats, Elizabeth Warren, Hilary Clinton, ethics, elections, candidates, politics, news )

Carrie
- 22 days ago - thedailybeast.com
If Elizabeth Warren does in fact reverse her repeated denials of interest and decides to run for president, she will have to do so virtually alone. Almost to a person, her earliest and most devoted backers do not want her to challenge Hillary Clinton.
The Absurd Impeachment Feedback Loop
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: fundraising, Americans, democrats, republicans, impeachment, politics, propaganda, government, elections, media, news, ethics, congress )

Carrie
- 24 days ago - thedailybeast.com
Impeachment is the final fantasy for obsessive hyper-partisans. But some Democrats are exploiting the craziness as a fundraising call to arms. Silly season has started--and both parties are trying to fund-raise off the fringe.
Right Wing's Worst Nightmare: The Master Stroke That Turns Red States Blue
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Elizabeth Warren, Americans, 2016, republicans, democrats, government, politics, elections, candidates, economy )

Carrie
- 24 days ago - salon.com
Elizabeth Warren's rock star reception at Netroots Nation came as a surprise to absolutely no one, but not so her popularity as a draw for red state Democrats running for Senate, like West Virginia's Natalie Tennant or Kentucky's Alison Lundergan Grimes.
 

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