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
- 1 day 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 Milwaukee Debate
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: bernie, Campaign 2016, debate, hillary, video )

TomCat
- 13 hours ago - politicsplus.org
See 1sy comment.
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
- 1 day 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
Open Thread - 2/12/2016
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, video )

TomCat
- 13 hours ago - politicsplus.org
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, 3 short takes, and a homemade cartoon (shown). If you would like me to send you cards with links to my articles, add me as a friend.
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 )

Lucy
- 1 day 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
Jerry Critter Has BIG Mouth! ;-)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: blog news, awards )

TomCat
- 13 hours ago - politicsplus.org
Honoring the person who made the 75,000th comment at Politics Plus, the site where I and others publish the articles we also share here.
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.
Far-Out Fun for Friday 2/12/2016
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Humor, Art, Photoshop, fantasy, imagination, creativity )

Joanne
- 1 day ago - politicsplus.org
A post on TomCat's blog to fill in for SoINeedAName's regular column while he is our of town.
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
Here's What Bernie Sanders Actually Did in the Civil Rights Movement
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, candidates, politics, media, elections, culture, activists, rights )

Wilde
- 13 hours ago - motherjones.com
Civil rights icon John Lewis told reporters that he never encountered Bernie Sanders when the Vermont senator was working with Lewis' Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee in the 1960s. Because he made his remarks at a press conference announcing the
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
- 1 day 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.
Buy Crop Insurance, Double Your Money
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, cover-up, crop insurance, dishonesty, ethics, farming, u.s. )

Kathy
- 1 day 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.
ELECTION 2016 $15 Minimum Wage Is Deciding Factor for Many Low-Wage Voters (VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: candidates, economy, minimum wage reform )

Beryl
- 13 hours ago - alternet.org
Currently, Senator Bernie Sanders is the only presidential candidate who advocates raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour, while Hillary Clinton has been firm in her compromise proposal to raise the wage to $12, but no higher.
How Bernie Sanders Learned to Be a Real Politician
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, candidates, congress, government, elections, economy, politics, democrats, media )

Wilde
- 13 hours ago - motherjones.com
Sometime in the late 1970s, after he'd had a kid, divorced his college sweetheart, lost four elections for statewide offices, and been evicted from his home on Maple Street in Burlington, Vermont, Bernie Sanders moved in with a friend named Richard Sugarm
SCOTUS Blocks Obama Clean Power Plan, Hinders Future of Environmental Legislation
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: SCOTUS )

Michael
- 1 day ago - therealnews.com
Robert Pollin says legally halting executive order on power-plants poses possible "disaster" for future emissions reduction
Teen Who Killed 5 Family Members to Be Sentenced as Juvenile
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

Angie
- 18 hours ago - msn.com
A judge cleared the way Thursday for a New Mexico teenager who shot and killed his parents and three younger siblings to be sentenced as a juvenile and released from state custody by the time he turns 21 after the teen's attorneys argued he could be psych
Superdelegates: Don't Deny Democracy ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: superdelegate petition, popular vote, constitution, democrats, elections )

Nancy
- 1 hour ago - pac.petitions.moveon.org
Commit to honoring the voters - let everyone know that you wonâEUR(TM)t allow your vote to defeat our votes. Announce that in the event of a close race, youâEUR(TM)ll align yourself with regular voters - not party elites.
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
- 22 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.
Nearly Everything Ted Cruz Said At Saturday's Debate Was A Lie
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, lies, propaganda, dishonesty )

Wayne
- 18 hours ago - rightwingwatch.org
[A]lmost every remark from Cruz was either completely misleading or flat-out wrong.
Demand Police Obtain Warrants for Cell Phone Surveillance
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, corruption, freedoms, government, lies )

Eileen
- 8 hours ago - forcechange.com
The NYPD does seek less stringent court orders, known as pen registers, prior to using cell phone simulators. However, the NYCLU and other organizations indicate this may still pose a risk for bystanders to have their cell information intercepted.
Everyday Erinyes
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Politics, Furies, Police murders, wrongful death, racism, Chicago, chutzpah, intimidation )

Joanne
- 3 hours ago - politicsplus.org
A post on TomCat's blog. One happening this week which seems to me to call for the intervention of the Greek Furies.
2016 Democratic Superdelegates - Endorse, Cast Votes ONLY 4 Bernie Sanders for President ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: superdelegates petition, elections, democrats, constitution )

Nancy
- 1 hour ago - change.org
We are writing all 700+ of you superdelegates in a targeted campaign because of how CRITICAL we feel this election is in US history. UNPRECEDENTED.
   

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. Cal Mendelsohn   8 notes,
  100% popular

2. Carole K.   32 notes,
  88% popular

3. Anne M Away   8 notes,
  88% popular

4. Arild W NO STARS PLZ   6 notes,
  83% popular

5. Jim Phillips   24 notes,
  79% popular

6. Divergent revolution   14 notes,
  79% popular

7. TomCat S.   15 notes,
  73% popular

8. Joanne Dixon   25 notes,
  68% popular

9. Kathy B.   31 notes,
  65% popular

10. Miriam Issues withCareSite SoSorry   13 notes,
  62% 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. 2052
Roberto M. 1013
Natasha Salgado 758
Janice Banks 637
Darren Woolsey 328

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!