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US Politics & Gov't

TAKE ACTION: Support the EPA's First-Ever Limits on Carbon Pollution From Power Plants
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: climate, climatechange, CO2emissions, environment, government, healthconditions, protection, pollution, politics, politics )

Beverly
- 5 hours ago - dailykos.com
The Environmental Protection Agency is working to limit carbon pollution from existing power plants. Sign the petition by Daily Kos and the Natural Resources Defense Council in telling the EPA you support these first-ever limits on carbon pollution!
Sign the Petition: Tell the Justice Department to Investigate the Koch Brothers
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, corruption, elections, ethics, politics )

Beverly
- 7 hours 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.
Inside the Koch Brothers' Toxic Empire
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, ethics, cover-up, corruption, Koch, Brothers, dishonesty, politics, usa, congress, abuse, republicans )

Mari
- 23 hours ago - rollingstone.com
Together, Charles and David Koch control one of the world's largest fortunes, which they are using to buy up our political system. But what they don't want you to know is how they made all that money
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
- 1 day 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.
ANALYSIS: Whatever Happened to Gun Control?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, news, usa, gun control, media )

Cal
- 1 day ago - thenation.com
The Newtown tragedy was supposed to change everything about gun politics. Why it didn't--and how reformers might still win.
As the World Seeks Unity Against ISIS, Netanyahu Finds Ways to Sow Division
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: UN, Israel, Palestine, ISIS, Hamas, Human Rights, Arab states, government, propaganda, lies, dishonesty, ethics, politics, freedoms, corruption, crime )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - dallasmorningviewsblog.dallasnews.com
Netanyahu seemed to work extra hard to exaggerate, misstate and deflect in ways that ensured Arab states would actively avoid any semblance of unity with Israel in the common goal of defeating Islamic extremism.
TAKE THE PLEDGE: WOMEN ARE WATCHING
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: healthcare, politics, women's rights, constitution, ethics, government, freedoms )

Beverly
- 2 days ago - womenarewatching.org
Our rights aren't negotiable and our health care isn't a political bargaining chip. Women -- and everybody who cares about women's health -- are watching. We are fighting back. And we will win.
An Overview of the Scandals Facing Nearly Half of the GOP's Governors
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, Americans, corruption, Republican governors, scandals, crime, ethics, government, politics, news, cover-up, dishonesty )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - americanbridgepac.org
The Republican Governors Association says "the future of the GOP rests in the hands of the Republican governors."If it is, they have a serious problem on their hands because nearly half of all current GOP governors nationwide are facing corruption or...
9 Demands of the 99% ~ PLEASE SIGN
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corruption, constitution, congress, abuse, americans, ethics, government, politics )

Beverly
- 2 days ago - ninedemands.com
It's time to bring the corporate agenda to an end, and it starts with these demands--common-sense policies that would restore the balance for the 99%.
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
- 2 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...
Rick Santorum Slams Muslims: 'You Don't See Baptist Ministers Going on Jihad' (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Rick Santorum, Values Voter Summit, Islam, Muslims, Christians, congress, republicans, propaganda, politics, ethics, dishonesty, media, government, news )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - rawstory.com
The president and those who believe that not all Muslims are fundamentalists were not Santorum's only targets. He also called out Kentucky Senator Rand Paul (R) in all but name, saying. that "clearly, there are people out there who are trying to...
A GOP Senate's First Target: Elizabeth Warren's Consumer Protection Agency
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, media, republicans, lies, ElizabethWarren, Consumer Protection Agency, congress, corruption, usa )

Cal
- 3 days ago - motherjones.com
For years, House Republicans have been trying to gut her greatest accomplishment.
Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders Get Off Israel Bandwagon, for Once
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Israel, Palestine, AIPAC, congress, good news, democrats, republicans, politics, government )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Maybe the national publicity and pressure on these progressives over their Israel-Palestine positions moved them? Maybe they're tacking ahead of 2016? Here are the 12 non-signers, from both parties:...
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
- 4 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.
Revoke the Tax-Exempt Status of the National Football League ~ PETITION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: NFL, tax exempt status, ethics, dishonesty, government, politics, economy, money )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - change.org
In the last few weeks, Sen. Cory Booker, Sen. Maria Cantwell, and Sen. Harry Reid have all thrown their support behind legislation to change the NFL's tax status. You can be part of the growing movement demanding that Congress revoke the NFL's tax-exempt
 

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