Why Politicians Lie

Richard Nixon

From Richard Nixon -- "I'm not a crook" -- to John Edwards -- "The story is false ... ridiculous," those in power often lie, and voters often let them get away with it.

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  • Original ricin suspect was held despite evidence pointing to another man
    After keeping Elvis impersonator James Kevin Curtis in jail for a week, interrogating him while he was chained to a chair and turning his house upside down, federal authorities had no confession or physical evidence tying him to the ricin-laced letters sent to President Obama and other public officials. More
  • What Anthony Weiner could learn from Mark Sanford
    Anthony Weiner says he will soon decide whether to run for mayor of New York. As the former congressman weighs the pros and cons, he might want to keep an eye on Mark Sanford's comeback attempt in South Carolina. More
  • Bill Clinton joins Twitter, for real
    Former President Bill Clinton has officially joined Twitter, using the handle @billclinton. Excited to join @chelseaclinton and my good friend @stephenathome on Twitter! — Bill Clinton (@billclinton) April 25, 2013 More
  • Six politicians plead not guilty in alleged NYC mayor's race plot
    New York State Sen. Malcolm Smith and five other politicians pleaded not guilty Tuesday to corruption charges in connection with an alleged plot to buy a line on New York City's mayoral ballot. The allegations revived public concerns about a documented culture of exploitation in Albany that has prompted officials to seek legal recourse to induce change. More
  • Feds charge Bronx Assemblyman Stevenson, 4 others in new bribe scheme
    Feds busted a Bronx assemblyman today for allegedly pocketing envelopes of cash to push legislation in Albany — marking the second corruption case against a state lawmaker this week. Assemblyman Eric Stevenson [D-Bronx] got caught in a sting operation in which two co-defendants paid bribes to another, unidentified assemblyman who was cooperating with authorities, according to the Manhattan US Attorney's Office. More
  • Karl Stefanovic: ‘I felt ashamed and that I’d failed’
    HIS marriage breakdown has made him the most scrutinised man in Australia this past year. Now, for the first time, Karl Stefanovic opens up about family, infamy, and finding new love. Here are a few of the events that have taken place around the world ...
    07/23/2017 - 12:44 am | View Link
  • A Week In Boston, MA, On A $127,000 Salary
    Welcome to Money Diaries, where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we're tracking every last dollar. Today for ...
    07/23/2017 - 12:39 am | View Link
  • Austen in South Asia
    When we asked our readers to tell us how they first encountered Austen, we got responses from all over the world—Greece, Australia, Ireland, Portugal, South Africa. One reader, Sümeyye Ceren Özkan, described reading Pride and Prejudice for the first ...
    07/23/2017 - 12:34 am | View Link
  • The Real Russian Scandal: The un-investigated story that involves the Russian President, President Bill Clinton and Secretary Hillary Clinton
    A Uranium One sign that points to a 35,000-acre ranch owned by John Christensen, near the town of Gillette, Wyo. Uranium One has the mining rights to Mr. Christensen’s property. Matthew Staver for The New York Times The headline on the website Pravda ...
    07/23/2017 - 12:28 am | View Link
  • How Subprime Car Loans Are Ruining Lives And Repeating The Mistakes Of The Housing Crisis
    Things felt like they were finally turning around for Aaron Woodrum in March 2015 after several months of unemployment. The 38-year-old had fallen behind on bills, causing his credit score to slip. But, thankfully, he’d secured a new job, bolstering his ...
    07/23/2017 - 12:13 am | View Link
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    07/22/2017 - 9:54 am | View Website
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    The most comprehensive list of Famous Guyanese People and Famous People of Guyanese Heritage
    07/22/2017 - 7:02 am | View Website
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    NEW YORK. Your complete directory of New York candidates for Governor, United State Senator and Congress in the ...
    07/21/2017 - 7:06 pm | View Website
  • Politics
    Politics (from Greek: Politiká: Politika, definition "affairs of the cities") is the process of making decisions applying to all members of each group.
    07/21/2017 - 4:50 pm | View Website
    Benghazi survivor Kris "Tanto" Paronto told Breitbart News he believes Obama former National Security Adviser Susan Rice "needs to be in jail."
    07/21/2017 - 4:21 pm | View Website
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