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US Politics & Gov't

Florida Gov. Rakes in Campaign Cash From CEO Who Makes Millions Locking Up Immigrants
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: dishonesty, corruption, politics, usa, news )

Cal
- 5 days ago - motherjones.com
Rick Scott will headline a $10,000 per person fundraiser at a notorious private prison company's CEO's home.
Oklahoma's Same Sex Marriage Ban Overturned: Learning American Civics the Hard Way
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: news, constitution, government, culture, politics, rights )

Abe
- 7 days ago - nomadicpolitics.blogspot.com.tr
When federal judges overturned the same-sex marriage ban in Oklahoma, the state's governor was fighting mad. She claimed that the judges had "trampled" on states rights. Perhaps Fallin needs to remember this isn't Russia.
7 Ways America's Foreign Policy Would Be Even More Disastrous If There Were a Republican in the White House
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: obama, republicans, usa, politics, foreign policy )

Cal
- 2 days ago - alternet.org
Conservatives are ready to scapegoat the president over foreign crises, but their solutions would be far more scary.
Urge the U.S. Government to Stop Arming Israel ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, human rights, international law, ethics, crime, dishonesty, war, death, civilians, Israel, Palestine, Gaza, politics, military, news, terrorism )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - act.amnestyusa.org
Indiscriminate targeting of civilian areas is against international law. And yet the U.S. and other countries are supplying weapons to Israel, knowing that they risk fuelling the current crisis. This has to stop.
Ted Cruz Bares Fangs at 'Misogynist' True Blood Episode Mocking Him (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, media, HBO, True Blood, politics, republicans, news, congress, government )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - rawstory.com
Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) on Tuesday attacked the HBO vampire series True Blood -- calling it "misogynist and profanity-ridden" -- after the show featured him on Sunday's episode.
Jon Stewart Hammers John McCain: Let's See Who's Been Absolutely Wrong More Often (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Jon Stewart, John McCain, wrong-off, media, TV, politics, government, dishonesty, republicans )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - rawstory.com
Daily Show host Jon Stewart challenged Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) to a "wrong-off" on Tuesday following McCain's dismissive remarks about the comedian during an interview with Fox News.
TELL CONGRESS: Don't Send Children Back Into a War-Zone ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Congress, The Humane Act, children, violence, ethics, politics, government )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - act.couragecampaign.org
The HUMANE Act seeks to overturn life-saving refugee protections -- passed during the Bush administration -- that require the U.S. to assist child refugees seeking sanctuary from countries torn with violence.
Rep. Louie Gohmert: Israel's Invasion of Gaza Means 'It Is Time to Bomb Iran' (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Louie Gohmert, Tea Party Republicans, dishonesty, politics, corruption, ethics, news, government, propaganda, abuse )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - rawstory.com
Just one day after international watchdogs said Iran was complying with demands to scale back its nuclear program, Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) called for the country to be bombed because of the conflict in Gaza.
New Mexico Congressman Steve Pearce Accidentally Tells The Truth About Immigration (VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Steven Colbert, congress, immigration, immigrant children, dishonesty, ethics, republicans, politics, media, news )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - thecolbertreport.cc.com
Congressman Steve Pearce (R-N.M.) said Wednesday that most immigrants from Central America who are crossing illegally into the United States are driven by economic reasons, not fear of physical danger in their homeland.
7 Ways U.S. Foreign Policy Would Be Even More Disastrous If There Were a Republican in the White House
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: world crises, Obama, republicans, government, propaganda, ethics, news, politics, republicans )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - alternet.org
It's hard to recall a time when the world presented more crises with fewer easy solutions. For the Republicans, all of these woes have a common genesis: American weakness projected by Barack Obama. Really? It's instructive to ask: What exactly would...
Gaza Through the Looking Glass
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: USA, John Kerry, Israel, Palestine, Netanyahu, government, ethics, dishonesty, media, politics )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - politico.com
What Kerry's hot mic mistake teaches us about America's relationship with Israel. What is one to make of this? We already know that U.S. officials are highly skeptical of Netanyahu's true intentions toward the Palestinians, having made clear that they...
Two Hours After A Court Strikes Down Obamacare Subsidies, Another Appeals Court Upholds Them
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, obama, healthcare, obamacare, law, legal interpretations, usa, ethics, government )

Cal
- 3 days ago - thinkprogress.org
both cases hinge upon a glorified typo in the Affordable Care Act. Obamacare gives states the option to run a health insurance exchange selling coverage to their residents, or they may elect to have the federal government run this exchange
Greg Abbott's (Not So) Greatest Hits - Volume 2
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Greg Abbott, Texas, elections, ethics, dishonesty, lies, republicans, government, politics, news )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - progresstexas.org
A year ago, we released Volume 1 of Greg Abbott's (Not So) Greatest Hits. From not believing in science to failing to pursue a massive child sex abuse scandal, we thought Greg Abbott had hit rock bottom. Little did we know how low he could go.
   

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