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US Politics & Gov't

Commission on Presidential Debates (CPD): Include All Qualified Candidates in 2016 Presidential Debates!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: debates, Presidential Elections, third party candidates )

- 21 minutes ago -
Run by the Republican and Democratic parties, the CPD has set up rules making it almost impossible for third party candidates to be included in the debates. Americans deserve the ability to hear from everyone who will be on their ballot.
Clintons Cash in on Sleazy Dealings
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: democrats, Clintons, dishonesty, corruption, abuse, politics, ethics, elections, crime )

- 48 minutes ago -
This week, as Democrats fawn over Hillary Clinton, it's amazing to see how both Clintons continue to thrive despite their remarkable record of sleazy dealings.
Tell Congress: Stop the Proposed "Republic of Cliven Bundy"
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: federal land, national monuments, petitions )

- 58 minutes ago -
Cliven Bundy, the right-wing rancher best known for a standoff with federal and state officials over the use of public land, could metaphorically have a Texas-sized republic named after him if two extremist Republican congressmen get their way.
The Twisted Genius of Trump: His Appeals to Emotion Are Dangerous
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Republicans, GOP, candidates, Presidential election )

- 2 hours ago -
Apparently, TrumpâEUR(TM)s coronation speech also resonated with Republican and independent voters: a new poll from CNN reveals that Trump has further expanded his lead over Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton by six points.
Bernie's After-Party: Delegates Hope to Take the "Political Revolution" Back Home
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: democrats, Presidential election, candidates, revolution )

- 2 hours ago -
Sanders delegates walk out - in anger, in celebration and sometimes in costume - vowing to continue the struggle.
ROF Exclusive: Abby Martin Discusses Her Arrest At The DNC - YouTube   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Abby Martin, arrest, DNC )

- 3 hours ago -
The official line from the police is that "no one has been arrested" at the Democratic National Convention, but that couldn't be further from the truth.
Did Longtime Ally Just Blow Major Hole in Clinton's TPP Credibility?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Hillary would support TPP )

- 4 hours ago -
'To be very clear, she would only go forward if the changes that she wants are implemented'
Why Not Vote for Jill Stein?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Campaign 2016, elections, videos )

- 4 hours ago -
See 1st comment.
Open Thread - 7/27/2016
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread )

- 4 hours ago -
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.
Was Nina Turner, Prominent Sanders Delegate, Ejected (or Worse) at DNC?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: U.S., Bernie Sanders, Nina Turner, Election 2016 )

- 6 hours ago -
Source close to former Ohio state senator says top spokesperson was 'mortified' by how she was treated by party officials
From Whitewater to Benghazi
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: State Dept., Hillary Clinton, Justice Dept., Whitewater, Benghazi )

- 9 hours ago -
The State Department is reopening its investigation into Hillary Clintons emails, just as she puts a Justice Department investigation behind her.
New Rule: If You're Voting for Trump or a Third Party Candidate to Punish the DNC
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, democrats, ethics, candidates, Sanders, Hillary Clinton )

- 10 hours ago -
If you're voting for Trump (or a third party candidate to "punish" the DNC) you have to meet with your GLBT, Black, Muslim and Hispanic friends and explain why your need for spite is more important than their right to live free and ha
750 Sanders Delegates in Convention Walk-Out as Green Partys Jill Stein Joins Anti-Hillary Protests Outside
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

Walter L
- 10 hours ago -
More than a third of Sanders delegates walk out of the Democratic Convention after a roll-call vote confirms Hillary Clinton as the partys presidential nominee. They then join Bernie or Bust protesters outside the convention security perimeter, where the
Dr. Cornel West Endorses Jill Stein Says Clinton Could Start WW3
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

Walter L
- 11 hours ago -
Not all of Bernie Sanders high-profile supporters are backing Hillary Clinton.
The Mythology Of Trump's Working Class Support
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Donald Trump, Working Class Support, American Working Class, americans, republicans, politics, propaganda, usa )

- 1 day ago -
Class in America is a complicated concept, and it may be that Trump supporters see themselves as having been left behind in other respects. Please note, comment, forward
U.S. Navy's New $13B Aircraft Carrier Can't Fight
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: military, navy, ships )

- 1 day ago -
The $13-billion USS Gerald R. Ford is already two years behind schedule, and the U.S. Navy's newest aircraft carrier is facing more delays after the Pentagon's top weapons tester concluded the ship is still not ready for combat.
How the EPA Ignores the Dangers of Pesticide Cocktails
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: EPA )

- 1 day ago -
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has approved nearly 100 pesticide products over the past six years that contain mixtures that make them more poisonous and increase the dangers to imperiled pollinators and rare plants
At Democratic Convention, Bernie Announces The Struggle Continues
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Democratic National Convention, Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton, Tim Kaine )

- 1 day ago -
Bernie also said that Hillary would push for things central to his campaign. And she has chosen the Kaine the Fracker VP... I am sorry not true. Please note, comment, forward.
From The Guardian: Why Trump's Bump May Be More Significant Than Ever
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Donald Trump, Rising in Polls, Popular, usa, republicans, ethics, elections )

- 1 day ago -
Popularity bounces are typical after a partyâEUR(TM)s convention, but his rise in the polls could be different when you consider that he is no ordinary presidential nominee. Please note, comment, forward.

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