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US Politics & Gov't

Where Are All the Blue-Collar Candidates?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: costly campaign financing, campaign finance reform, politics of the rich by the rich, usa, ethics )

Cal
- 14 hours ago - takepart.com
Costly campaigns prevent the working man from making it in politics.
Biology Major Bobby Jindal Pleads Ignorance On Evolution And Climate Science
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Governor Bobby Jindal, Louisiana, science, evolution, climate change, dishonesty, ethics, republicans, media, government, corruption, politics )

Carrie
- 21 hours ago - thinkprogress.org
At a breakfast organized by The Christian Monitor, Jindal was introduced as a biology major, Rhodes Scholar, former President of the University of Louisiana System. Naturally, HuffPost's Howard Fineman said, "I want to ask a couple of science questions.
Bill Clinton: Netanyahu 'Not the Guy' to Strike Lasting Middle East Peace Deal
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bill and Hilary Clinton, Israel, Palestine, Netanyahu, peace, Gaza, violence, politics, government )

Carrie
- 21 hours ago - theguardian.com
Bill Clinton has been recorded going off-message and criticising the Israeli government's unwillingness to seek peace with Palestinians in unguarded comments that contrast with other leading Democrats, including his wife, Hilary Clinton.
Obama's 'Yemen Model' for the War on ISIS Is a Wreck
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: President Obama, War Monger, Toxic Capitalist, American Imperialism, Military Industrial Complex, War of Terror, Destabilizing Yemen, Al-Queda, ISIS, Quagmire )

Brian
- 1 day ago - thedailybeast.com
"The Obama administration may think it's winning the fight against Al Qaeda and building democracy in Yemen. But that's not the way it looks on the ground."
John Boehner Is Done Being Nice About The Unemployed (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: John Boehner, unemployed Americans, republicans, dishonesty, ethics, politics, freedoms, news, economy, lies )

Carrie
- 20 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
House Speaker John Boehner's Thursday lament that unemployed people think they can "just sit around" instead of working shows how much the political conversation about the economy has changed.
YES, WE CAN DO THIS! Jill Stein: Support a Breakthrough Campaign in New York! MAKE NEW YORK GREEN!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: New York, Elections, Howie Hawkins, Real Change, Economic Justice, Human Rights, Social Progress, Environment, Make New York Green, #UniteGreen )

Brian
- 1 day ago - greenpartywatch.org
"Put People and planet before profits. New York leads the country in income disparity and segregation of schools and housing by race and class. Howie's campaign is focused on climate action, jobs, education reform, criminal justice reform, civil rights,,"
10 Republican Red States That Mooch Off Coastal Liberal States
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, republicans, politics, ethics, hypocrisy, self-reliance is nonsense, welfare rolls, news, u.s. )

Cal
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
Data shows that these hypocritical GOP-leaning states are likely to be the biggest recipients of federal tax money.
France to Join US Airstrikes Against the Islamic State
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US airstrikes, France, Islamic state, ISIL, Islam, terrorism )

Beatrice
- 1 day ago - telegraph.co.uk
France announced on Thursday it would join in American strikes against the Islamic State as US warplanes struck a jihadist training camp in Iraq for the first time. The decision by François Hollande to commit fighter
House Passes Bill to Audit Federal Reserve
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Paul Broun, Thomas Massie, Elijah Cummings, Rand Paul, Federal Reserve )

Stephen
- 2 days ago - thehill.com
The House on Wednesday passed legislation to audit the Federal Reserve System. Passed 333-92, the bill would require the comptroller general to conduct an audit of the Federal Reserve's board of governors and banks within one year and submit a report-
Kansas Supreme Court Unanimously Orders State to Drop Democrat's Name From Senate Race Ballot
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US Senate, Elections, Kansas, Topeka, Kansas Supreme Court, Kansas Ballot, Democrats, Republicans, Independent Candidate )

Brian
- 2 days ago - startribune.com
"TOPEKA, Kan. -- Kansas must remove the name of the Democratic candidate against Republican Sen. Pat Roberts from the ballot, the state Supreme Court declared Thursday, in a unanimous ruling that could influence the fight for control of the U.S. Senate."
 
 
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