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Sign the Petition: Tell the Justice Department to Investigate the Koch Brothers
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, corruption, elections, ethics, politics )

Beverly
- 18 days ago - campaigns.dailykos.com
What the Koch Brothers (via Americans for Prosperity) are doing to "register" North Carolina voters is extremely misleading, and suggests that it is intentional--which is a felony.
Prosecutor Says Rick Perry Seeking 'Special Favors' (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Rick Perry, indictment, law, corruption, government, ethics, politics, republicans, elections )

Carrie
- 25 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The special prosecutor who secured two felony indictments against Rick Perry said Tuesday that Texas' Republican governor is making a "mockery" of the criminal justice system and shouldn't be excused from a pretrial hearing.
The Coup D'Etat Is Over, the Corporations Won
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: economy, democracy, republicans, corruption, crime, cover-up, dishonesty, ethics, elections, Govtfearmongering, lies, media, news )

Jason
- 25 days ago - truthdig.com
Corporate regulation is a must to protect democracy. The rich has used the media to change minds, away from that.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Citizens United Was The Current Supreme Court's Worst Ruling
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Supreme Court, Citizens United, ethics, Americans, government, politics, elections )

Carrie
- 20 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The first Supreme Court ruling Ginsburg would send to the guillotine would be the Court's decision in the case of Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, giving corporations and unions the green light to give and spend unlimited sums of money...
Republicans Air Early Attack Ad on Newborn Clinton ~ Andy Borowitz
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Andy Borowitz, Benghazi, humor, satire, Americans, baby Charlotte Clinton Mezvinsky, politics, government, elections )

Carrie
- 22 days ago - newyorker.com
A Republican Super PAC defended the broadcast, on Saturday morning, of an attack ad highly critical of Hillary Clinton's newborn granddaughter, Charlotte, who was born on Friday.
Wisconsin Voter ID Law Ruling Threatens Chaos on Election Day
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Wisconsin voter ID law, court ruling, ethics, dishonesty, rights, freedoms, elections, corruption, government, republicans, news, abuse, politics )

Carrie
- 26 days ago - theguardian.com
Election officials and civil liberties advocates are predicting that a surprise court ruling that lifted a stay on Wisconsin's controversial voter-ID law will produce chaos on election day,as estimates suggest that up to 300,000 eligible voters may not...
'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
- 29 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.
This Republican Who Wants to End the Weekend Is Probably Headed to Congress
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: candidates, congress, elections, government, republicans )

Barry
- 22 days ago - motherjones.com
Wisconsin state Sen. Glenn Grothman thinks days off are "goofy," says sex ed could make kids gay, and claims money is "more important for men."
How the Israel Lobby Is Courting US Latinos
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: world, Americans, Latinos, Israel Lobby, voting, elections, ethics, dishonesty, government, politics, propaganda )

Carrie
- 26 days ago - electronicintifada.net
This special report for The Electronic Intifada is the first of two on the Israel lobby's aggressive outreach campaign in the growing Latino American community.
Since 1978, Congress Has Worked a Full Week 14 Percent of the Time
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, congress, lazy, work ethic, corruption, dishonesty, ethics, government, economy, lies, freedoms, elections, politics )

Carrie
- 27 days ago - washingtonpost.com
Of the 13,000-plus days since Jan. 1, 1978, both chambers of Congress have been in session at the same time for about 4,700 of them -- about a third of the total time and a little fewer than half of all weekdays. The Senate has worked more than the House,
Why Early Voting Is About So Much More Than Convenience
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Ohio, early voting, elections, republicans, democrats, ethics, news, politics, government, freedoms )

Carrie
- 19 days ago - washingtonpost.com
This was supposed to be "Golden Week" in Ohio, a prime window one month from the midterm election when the state's residents could both register to vote and cast their ballots at the same time. In theory, political participation doesn't get much easier.
Largest Climate-Change March in History Unlikely to Convince Idiots ~ The Borowitz Report
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, climate change, congress, politics, humor, satire, news, elections )

Carrie
- 28 days ago - newyorker.com
A climate-change march that organizers claim was the largest on record is nevertheless unlikely to change the minds of idiots, a survey of America's idiots reveals.
Paul Ryan Says: I Won't Run For President In 2016 If Mitt Romney Runs Again (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Mitt Romney, Paul Ryan, 2016, government, elections, republicans, news )

Carrie
- 19 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Paul Ryan is hesitant to discuss whether he'll make a run for the White House in 2016, but he told HuffPost Live he definitely won't mount a campaign if his former running mate Mitt Romney decides to give it another try.
Voter Registration, Just a Click Away ~ VIDEO ~
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, National Voter Registration Day, government, ethics, politics, freedoms, rights, vote, elections, constitution, news )

Carrie
- 26 days ago - aflcio.org
Today is National Voter Registration Day and while volunteers around the country will be on street corners, outside of groceries stores, at bus and subway stops and elsewhere to help people register, you can get started right now, right here with just...
Green Party Candidate Finds Space To Debate At The Governor's Table
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Oregon, Green Party, Elections, Gubernatorial Race 2014, Pacific Green Party, Jason Levin, Live Debate )

Brian
- 27 days ago - opb.org
"Pacific Green Party candidate Jason Levin got some online air-time when he strolled into Pamplin Media Group on Monday morning, demanding to be a part of the scheduled debate between Gov. John Kitzhaber and his challenger, Rep. Dennis Richardson (R).
 

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