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US Politics & Gov't

'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
- 22 hours 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.
Rachel Maddow Is Repulsed At Congress For Taking A Bajillion Days Off While New War Is Launched (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: media, Rachel Maddow, Americans, congress, politics, government, elections, ethics, dishonesty, war, military, troops, news, corruption )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Rachel Maddow has already torn into Congress over its handling of the conflict in Iraq and Syria, but a new move by the House and Senate has pushed the MSNBC host over the edge.
Be The First To Know ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, gun safety, gun laws, elections, americans, government )

Nancy
- 2 days ago - act.everytown.org
Now, we'll be able to show our support for elected officials who stand with the majority of Americans in support of common-sense gun laws.
Jon Stewart Mocks Joe Scarborough's Hypocritical Rant About Hillary Clinton (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: media, humor, TV, Jon Stewart, Hilary Clinton, Joe Scarborough, elections, democrats, news, government, politics )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - rawstory.com
Amid all of the speculation surrounding a possible presidential run by former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Daily Show host Jon Stewart singled out MSNBC's Joe Scarborough for hypocritically criticizing Clinton's silence on the issue.
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
- 6 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
Liberal Sen. Bernie Sanders: I'M 'Thinking About Running' in 2016
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, elections, americans, 2016, Bernie Sanders, usa )

Nancy
- 6 days ago - newsmax.com
"One of the reasons I'm going to Iowa is to get a sense of how people feel about it," he said of his candidacy. "Look, the truth is (there is) profound anger at both political parties, more and more people are becoming independent."
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
- 7 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.
Bill Maher Levels GOP Rep. Kline: He Embodies D.C's 'Easily-Swayed Whores and Sellouts'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, politics, media, Bill Maher, Rep. John Kline, elections, government, americans )

Carrie
- 7 days ago - rawstory.com
Real Time host Bill Maher closed his season premiere on Friday with a scathing takedown of incumbent Rep. John Kline (R-MN), calling on his viewers to help vote him out of office in November.
Jerry Seinfeld Questions Bill Maher: 'What Do You Care' If Hillary Clinton's Running or Not? (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: media, TV, Bill Maher, Jerry Seinfeld, conservatives, liberals, elections, Hilary Clinton, ethics, government, news, politics )

Carrie
- 8 days ago - rawstory.com
Bill Maher and fellow comedian Jerry Seinfeld sparred on Friday when their panel discussion on Real Time touched on former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's presidential prospects.
Sign the Check ~ Message to Congress ~ Please SIGN!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Israel, congress, elections, ethics, freedoms, politics, democrats, republicans, government )

Carrie
- 8 days ago - checkisrael.org
At a time when politicians pay more attention to lobbies than to the needs of our citizens, we're delivering a different kind of check. Sign this check to send a powerful message to the candidates and Congress!
Republican Nazi's Don't Hear Us Chuck Todd Et Al
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: stupid, republicans, media, propaganda, lies, corruption, bush, dishonesty, cover-up, ethics, elections, news )

Jason
- 11 days ago - dailykos.com
Obama talks about Syria. mentions it 4 times when Todd says, You've not said the word, "Syria," so far in our conversation...
Democrats to Observe One-Year Anniversary of 'Bridgegate' With Ad Poking Christie
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corruption, ethics, dishonesty, republicans, New Jersey, 'Brifgegate', Chris Christie, politics, democrats, elections, media, government )

Carrie
- 13 days ago - rawstory.com
The Democratic Party plans to launch a political ad on Monday marking the one-year anniversary of "Bridgegate" to remind voters of the scandal that ensnared top aides of Republican New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, a likely 2016 White House contender.
Detroit Fire Department Has Alert System Made of Pop Cans, Doorbells (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Detroit, Fire Dept. economy, ethics, money, society, government, dishonesty, elections )

Carrie
- 15 days ago - freep.com
Detroit is so broke that firefighters get emergency alerts through pop cans, coins, door hinges, pipes and doorbells. And they make these gizmos themselves -- one involving a pop can that gets tipped over by an incoming fax. The clink of the can means...
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.
 

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