Politics

Government approval ratings at record lows

Capitol Hill

A fresh Gallup poll today highlights the fact that Americans are at their wits’ end with government, all three branches of government. Confidence in The Supreme Court, Congress, and the Presidency has hit record lows. The Supreme Court is down to a 30 percent approval rating, an all time low. Congress is …

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Exposed: where politicians get their contribution money from

Politician contribution money

Ever wonder where your congressperson’s campaign contributions come from? A new browser plugin is aiming to shed light on the money trail, and it was built by a teenager. While there are already great tools to help informed voters look into what special interests are impacting local and national politics, …

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Public approval rating for Congress hits record low 7%

Congress approval rating

Just when you thought it couldn’t go any lower, the approval rating for Congress among Americans has hit an all time low, according to a new Gallup poll. The number of Americans who now have “a great deal” or “quite a lot” of confidence in Congress as an institution stands at …

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Obama’s spokesman Jay Carney unexpectedly resigns

Jay Carney Obama Press Secretary

United States President Barack Obama announced Friday afternoon that he’s accepted the resignation of White House press secretary Jay Carney. Josh Earnest, the White House special assistant to the president and principal deputy press secretary, will assume Carney’s role, Obama said during a surprise appearance from the commander-in-chief during a …

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UKIP wins European elections setting off a political earthquake

Nigel Farage drinking beer

Nigel Farage has unleashed his much-promised political earthquake across British politics as Ukip stormed to victory in the European elections, performing powerfully across the country. The Eurosceptic party’s victory marked the first time in modern history that neither Labour nor the Conservatives have won a British national election. In a stunning warning to the established …

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Dick Cheney: Hillary Clinton is responsible for Benghazi

Dick Cheney

Dick Cheney, the former vice president and Darth Vader of the Bush regime, says former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton should be held accountable for the incident in Benghazi. “She was secretary of state at the time that it happened,” Cheney told Fox’s Chris Wallace. “She was one of the first …

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Rand Paul: Audit the Fed or I will hold up nominees

Rand Paul

United States Senator Rand Paul (R-Kentucky) says he plans to hold the appointment of three new likely members of the US Federal Reserve unless colleagues in Congress hold a vote on auditing the Fed. A long-time opponent of the central bank, Paul wrote Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nevada) informing him of …

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IRS continues targeting people who support liberty

IRS

The United States Federal Reserve is usually the government office finding itself most often in the crosshairs of former Texas congressman Ron Paul, but now the longtime lawmaker is setting his sights on another agency: the Internal Revenue Service. Paul’s relentless efforts to abolish the Fed have without a doubt …

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