START A PETITION 27,000,000 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

Israel Wants Increase In US Military Aid, to $4.5 Billion a Year.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US military aid to Israel )

- 1 day ago -
Israel reportedly wants the U.S. to increase its annual defense assistance package by half, to an average $4.5 billion. . .
Action Alert! Urge Lawmakers to Attend Briefing on Israel's Mistreatment of Children
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Congressional Briefing, Israeli Abuse of Palestinian Children )

- 1 day ago -
Every year, hundreds of Palestinian children - some as young as 12 years old - are detained and arrested in an Israeli military detention system where ill treatment and abuse is widespread. Many are taken from their families in the dead of night. . .
US Trade Rep. Michael Froman: Tell Us What You Have Privately Been Telling Wall Street About Fast Track - Petition
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: TPP, Michael Froman, US Trade Representative, Citigroup, banking giant, bail out )

- 1 day ago -
Mr. Froman a former executive at banking giant Citigroup helped staff the Obama Administration with bank friendly officials while still getting a salary from Citigroup. Citigroup also received history making bail outs he got golden parachute to Govt job
Personal Update - 5/29/2015
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: personal, Volunteer Work )

- 1 day ago -
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, and why I'm not here.
No More Expensive Perks for Congress People!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Congress, perks, ripoffs, petitions )

- 7 hours ago -
Members of Congress are spending millions of taxpayer dollars to pay for expensive personal car leases and first class airfare. ThatâEUR(TM)s unacceptable.
REMINDER: SUNSET the Patriot Act !! Take Action Please!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: NSA MASS spying, PATRIOT Act, senate, expiration, TAKEACTION )

- 4 hours ago -
Tomorrow is the big day. Now, the Senate has a choice. They can renew mass spying. Or they can let the NSA s PATRIOT Act powers expire, by doing the simplest thing ever: NOTHING. And unless we make them, they won t do it..
Here's How Much Corporations Paid US Senators to Fast-Track the TPP Bill
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, candidates, corruption, crime, ethics, freedoms, government, politics, TPP, trade )

- 1 day ago -
A decade in the making, the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is reaching its climax and as Congress hotly debates the biggest trade deal in a generation, its backers have turned on the cash spigot in the hopes of getting it passed.
TAKE ACTION: Tell Congress to Protect Country of Origin Food Labels
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, food security, food labeling, cool )

- 1 day ago -
Consumer and farm advocates fought for more than a decade to get country of origin labels (COOL) for our food. Although we can now see where most of our meat, fruits and vegetables come from,
Why Labor Should Give Sanders Strong Primary Election Support
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bernie Sanders, Primary Election, Which Side Are We On, Labor, AFL-CIO )

- 1 day ago -
Bernie used his Congressional office to help workers get better organized, in their workplaces and communities, even when the labor movement lagged behind in both areas. Vermont State Labor Council is urging the national AFL-CIO to support him.
How Michael Pollan, Alice Waters, and Slow Food Theorists Got It All Wrong
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Rachel Laudan, Food Historian, Michael Pollan, Alice Waters, Slow Food Theorists, Modern Food )

- 10 hours ago -
A conversation with food historian---and contrarian---Rachel Laudan.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, government, cover-up, lies, military, obama, politics, troops, war )

- 1 day ago -
Read the whole petition! How many soldiers have PTSD (=PostTraumaStressDisorder)? At the time of war they get medication that they can act but when they are not anymore useful you send them home without any support! WHAT RIGHT PENTAGON HAS TO USE THE SO
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: healthcare, americans, dishonesty, politics )

- 6 hours ago -
Expensive dental leaves Americans with teeth so damaged it hampers leading a normal life.
BERNIE Voting Record Is Also Not So Very Left Wing or Progressive
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: candidates, congress, democrats, elections, politics )

- 6 hours ago -
Bernie has lost many elections before winning and is determined to win the BIG ONE now ..... but was un-successful in changing congress' votes plus his � voting record is also not so very democratic party at all.
Dennis Hastert's Indictment Offers Clues Into Why He Protected Republican Mark Foley in Sexual Misconduct Scandal | Alternet
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: lies, abuse, congress, ethics, government, media, republicans, politics, dishonesty )

- 16 minutes ago -
Hastert had once even promoted himself as a crusader against sexual abuse of children.Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert was indicted on Thursday "on charges that he structured bank withdrawals to avoid federal reporting requirements and later lied about
Critics Blast Compromises as the Patriot Act Barrels Toward Sunset
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, constitution, democrats, corruption, freedoms, propaganda, politics, obama, news, media, elections )

Cheryl A.
- 19 hours ago -
"Privacy and internet freedom groups are dialing up the pressure on Congress to end mass surveillance as we know it." Peace.
Swarms of Tiny, Silent Cicada Drones to Be Deployed
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: drones )

- 17 hours ago -
The Department of Defense is well on its way to developing various iterations of tiny drones that will give the federal government "squad level intel" on every man, woman, and child in the United States, even inside their homes.
Lets Get Rid of Gang Member Criminal Suspect From Our Governments!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: crime, dishonesty, government, cover-up, media, corruption, abuse, bush, terrorism, ethics, americans, lies )

- 7 hours ago -
Bush Patriot act are KKKs policy supporting their right to commit tyrant violent acts, crimes and cover ups on humans which is in their custom, tradition, and practice for over two hundred years.
Democrat Martin O'Malley Launches Improbable 2016 White House Bid
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: democrats, elections, Martin O'MlLEY, PROGRESSIVE POLITICS, usa )

- 6 hours ago -
Former Maryland governor Martin OâEUR(TM)Malley launched his long-shot bid for the presidency on Saturday, offering himself to Democrats as a younger and more progressive alternative to front-runner Hillary Rodham Clinton.
TPP Is About Americans Losing Jobs, Not Trade
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, Asia, business, corporations, investors, jobs, unemployment, outsourcing, americans, congress, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, economy, ethics, government, usa )

- 1 day ago -
Elizabeth Warren is championing the drive to open this up tp public review
Stop Trapping Endangered Wildlife in National Park
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: endangered, animalwelfare, protection, sadness, cruelty, ethics )

- 21 hours ago -
Stop trapping endangered wildlife in National Park.
Ask Your Senator to Support Our Troops and the Brave Animals That Serve Alongside Them.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: protection, animalrights, animalwelfare, dogs, cats, animals, politics, obama, government )

- 21 hours ago -
Ask your Senator to support our troops and the brave animals that serve alongside them.
Open Thread - 5/30/2015
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, videos )

- 7 minutes ago -
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, 3 short takes, and a homemade cartoon (shown).
Will Jon Change His Mind?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Campaign 2016, humor, video )

- 4 minutes ago -
See 1st comment.
Galapagos Eruption Threatens Rare Iguanas
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Pink Iguanas, Isabela Island, Wolf Volcano, Eruption, Endangered Species )

- 1 day ago -
Wolf volcano on Isabela Island, Galapagos, has erupted for the first time since 1982. The island's unique pink iguanas could be endangered as a result.
Former House Speaker Hastert Indicted In Probe Into $3.5M In Withdrawals
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corruption, Dennis Hastert, politics, law, lies, dishonesty, republicans, usa )

- 1 day ago -
Former Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert was indicted Thursday by a federal grand jury in Chicago. The Illinois Republican, 73, is charged with trying to evade cash withdrawal requirements, and with lying to the FBI about it.
US Demands Rescue of Southeast Asian Migrants Adrift at Sea
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: migrants, Southeast Asia migrants, urgent rescue, US demands )

- 5 hours ago -
The United States has said thousands of vulnerable migrants adrift in southeast Asian seas needed urgent rescue, as Burma told a regional meeting on the crisis that it was not to blame.

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. Barry B.   13 notes,
  100% popular

2. Beverly M.   5 notes,
  80% popular

3. Jess P.   5 notes,
  80% popular

4. Carole K.   38 notes,
  79% popular

5. wendy kelly   9 notes,
  78% popular

6. Joanne Dixon   12 notes,
  75% popular

7. Dotti Lydon   8 notes,
  75% popular

8. Jim Phillips   10 notes,
  70% popular

9. Aud nordby   9 notes,
  67% popular

10. Christeen Anderson   9 notes,
  67% 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 Chi 994
Natasha Salgado 769
Darren Woolsey 325
Nyack Clancy 252
Ruth S. 231

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 or its affiliates.