START A PETITION27,000,000 members: the world's largest community for good
New stories submitted by Care2 members.
Most Noted will be promoted to the Front Page.

US Politics & Gov't

Is There Anything Less Democratic Than The Democratic Party?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: superdelegates, Democratic Party, Presidential election, flawed election system )

Unpacking
- 17 hours ago - investors.com
Bernie takes home just 15 delegates for the Democratic nomination in New Hampshire, same as the 15 Hillary does, despite his gaining far more in popular votes. This is based on flaws in the Democratic Partys nominating process of Superdelegates.
The DNC Just Screwed Over Bernie Sanders and Spit in VotersâEUR(TM) Faces
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, candidates, democrats, dishonesty, elections, ethics, freedoms, GoodNews, news, politics, republicans, usa )

Frank
- 1 day ago - usuncut.com
You may have heard of superdelegates before today, but you may not have realized how antithetical the idea is to democracy itself until now.
Stunning: IRS Validates Karl Rove Sham - IRS Grants Nonprofit Status to His 'Dark Money' Group 'Crossroads GPS'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: IRS, 501(c)(4), nonprofit, tax exempt, nonpartisan, social welfare org, Crossroads GPS, =GrassrootsPolicyStrategies, Karl Rove, secret donors, ‘Dark Money’, Koch brothers, Supreme Court ruling, 2010, Citizens United, Federal Election Commission )

LucyAway
- 17 hours ago - propublica.org
Group founded by Karl Rove declared nonprofit 5 yrs after applying, so donor list can remain private. Crossroads reported spending almost 2X as much on political ads as next most-active nonprofit, Americans for Prosperity, backed by billionaire Koch bros
Bernie Sanders Wins New Hampshire Primary!!!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Sanders, New Hampshire primary, democrats, GoodNews )

Marcia
- 1 day ago - cnn.com
He got 60.1%, Clinton 38.2%.... WAY TO GO BERNIE!! Bad news: Trump won on the Republican side.
After Bernie's New Hampshire Triumph, Nevada Is A High Stake Event For Hilary
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bernie Sanders 2016, democratic presidential race )

Fiona
- 1 day ago - nytimes.com
The Democratic presidential caucuses in Nevada were supposed to be an afterthought: lost in the shadows of high-profile battles in Iowa and New Hampshire. Please note, comment, forward
Even If Sanders Wins the Popular Vote, Clinton Could Still Get the Nomination
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US elections 2016, Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton, Democrats, US politics )

Judy
- 18 hours ago - theguardian.com
The Democratic party decides its nominee in a massively undemocratic way - and is a ticking time bomb for the party and its voter base if Bernie keeps winning
ACTION ALERT: Your Voice Matters
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, ethics, obama, politics )

Alice
- 1 day ago - cqrcengage.com
Today, YOUR Members of Congress need to hear that Drug Court, DWI Court, and Veterans Treatment Court funding matters. Please Sign !!!!!!!!
VIDEO: Congressman Elijah Cummings Spits Fire Over Flint Water: 'This Is Not a Third World Country!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: House Oversight Committee, Elijah Cummings, hearing, Flint water crisis, lies, government, ethics, dishonesty, crime, cover-up, congress, americans )

Marcia
- 20 hours ago - dailykos.com
Ranking member of the House Oversight Committee, Congressman Elijah Cummings was justifiably pissed off at the debacle that is Flint, MichiganâEUR(TM)s water crisis.
An Open Letter to Gloria Steinem
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Society and Culture, Politics, Feminism, Corporate Feminism, Lesser Evilism )

Craig/Cri
- 1 day ago - socialistworker.org
Sarah Grey responds to Gloria Steinem's comments about young women who support Bernie Sanders in the Democratic primaries, in an article for The Establishment.
Tomgram: William Astore, Spoiling The Pentagon
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, military, politics, congress, usa, war, ethics, abuse, dishonesty, economy, propaganda, lies, media )

Wilde
- 13 hours ago - tomdispatch.com
The U.S. Military Suffers from Affluenza - Showering the Pentagon with Money and Praise -I'm talking about the U.S. military as an institution. Think of the Pentagon and the top brass; think of Dwight Eisenhower's military-industrial complex; think of the
Far-Out Fun for Friday 2/12/2016
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Humor, Art, Photoshop, fantasy, imagination, creativity )

Joanne
- 9 hours ago - politicsplus.org
A post on TomCat's blog to fill in for SoINeedAName's regular column while he is our of town.
Nearly 50 Georgia Correctional Officers Arrested for Drug Trafficking
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Georgia Dept of Corrections, corrections officers, corruption, drug trafficking, FBI sting, indictments )

Judy
- 9 hours ago - cnn.com
The indictments revealed "staggering corruption within Georgia Department of Corrections institutions," said John Horn, the United States Attorney for the Northern District of Georgia.
Buy Crop Insurance, Double Your Money
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, cover-up, crop insurance, dishonesty, ethics, farming, u.s. )

Kathy
- 11 hours ago - kplu.org
Deep in the heart of the arcane laws that give farmers a helping hand, there's something called "crop insurance". It;s a huge program, costing taxpayers anywhere from $5 billion to $10 billion each year.
 Repairing American Democracy Should Be a Central Issue in the 2016 Campaign
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ethics, news, usa, politics, reform )

Cal
- 5 hours ago - thenation.com
 Three ways to fix US politics: Reduce big money, end gerrymandering, make it easier to vote.
Flint IsnâEUR(TM)t the Only Place With Racism in the Water
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Environmental racism )

Michael
- 1 day ago - commondreams.org
The long history of environmental racism
SCOTUS Blocks Obama Clean Power Plan, Hinders Future of Environmental Legislation
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: SCOTUS )

Michael
- 15 hours ago - therealnews.com
Robert Pollin says legally halting executive order on power-plants poses possible "disaster" for future emissions reduction
Ted Cruz Uses Dolls to Call Donald Trump Liberal. Will That Work?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, elections, propaganda, abuse, donald Trump, Ted Cruz, getting beyond satire, personal attacks )

Louise
- 2 hours ago - csmonitor.com
The Texas Senator's latest ad campaign is amusing, but it seems his line of attack on the billionaire as a closet liberal is wearing thin. I suspect that Ted was thinking about this type of doll.
New Case: Accessing Legal Aid For Abuse Of Power By Police | Researching Reform
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, corruption, cover-up, crime, dishonesty, government, Govtfearmongering, lies, media, news, socialsecurity )

Sonya
- 1 day ago - researchingreform.net
This would not happen in New Zealand. Corruption is rampant. Victims are legally muzzled.
Even If Sanders Wins the Popular Vote, Clinton Could Still Get the Nomination
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: DNC Nomination )

Michael
- 15 hours ago - commondreams.org
The Democratic party decides its nominee in a massively undemocratic way âEUR" and is a ticking time bomb for the party and its voter base if Bernie keeps winning
2 US Air Force A-10 Bombed 9 Targets in Aleppo to Sabotage Russian Efforts
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Propaganda, Imperialist Intervention )

Walter L
- 58 minutes ago - geopolitics.co
Previously, NATO propaganda machinery were using Russian air sorties videos while claiming advances in Syria. Now, they are actually launching some actual strikes of their own using old attack planes targeting civilians trapped inside Aleppo and then blam
ABCs Of The US Empire
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Corporatocracy, Imperialism, Fascism )

Walter L
- 43 minutes ago - countercurrents.org
A Is for Asininity... The US has been guilty of asininity for a couple of centuries now. We insist on telling ourselves and the world that we are a democracy, that We the People are running the show.
Will American Law Enforcement Lie, Cheat and Forge Police Reports? Answer: Yes.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Police State )

Walter L
- 30 minutes ago - 21stcenturywire.com
The issue of institutional corruption still goes unattended however, as media seem to prefer the obsession of spinning every story in terms of race, or class, rather than seriously looking at the problem of devolving so much power and blind authority that
2016: The Year We Realized ItâEUR(TM)s 1984
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Police State, Propaganda, Mainstream Media )

Walter L
- 8 minutes ago - journal-neo.org
The state of most media today is sad, pitiful, and hopelessly unbelievable. From BBC to the New York Times, any semblance of believability is gone. What makes matters worse though, are what amount to popularity factions in social media. The information wo
   

butterfly credits on the news network

  • credits for vetting a newly submitted story
  • credits for vetting any other story
  • credits for leaving a comment
learn more

Top Story Analysts in US Politics & Gov't

1. Carole K.   30 notes,
  97% popular

2. Jim Phillips   23 notes,
  91% popular

3. TomCat S.   16 notes,
  88% popular

4. Cal Mendelsohn   8 notes,
  88% popular

5. Joanne Dixon   25 notes,
  80% popular

6. Divergent revolution   17 notes,
  76% popular

7. Anne M Away   8 notes,
  75% popular

8. Rose Becke   25 notes,
  68% popular

9. Arild W NO STARS PLZ   6 notes,
  67% popular

10. Mitchell D.   23 notes,
  65% popular

more top analysts »

What makes a top story analyst?
A top analyst is someone who discovers the popular stories in Newly Submitted before they become popular—before they are promoted to the front page.

news analysts tip

New: Video on C2NN!
The little green camera ( ) means the story has video. Seen a compelling video? Share it with the Care2 News Network.
what's your opinion? comment!
Top commenters this week Comments
AniMae C. 2107
Roberto M. 1164
Natasha Salgado 707
Janice Banks 637
Darren Woolsey 313

care2 news network tools

News Network Bookmarklet

Submit stories from your browser toolbar with the easy to use Add to Care2 News! bookmarklet.

News Network Syndication

Get this page in RSS. Keep up to date with the Care2 News Network in your favorite RSS reader. Yahoo!, Newsgator, Bloglines, and more!
Find out how to subscribe!





 
Content and comments expressed here are the opinions of Care2 users and not necessarily that of Care2.com or its affiliates.

New to Care2? Start Here.

site feedback

ONSITE FEEDBACK FORM

Problem on this page? Briefly let us know what isn't working for you and we'll try to make it right!