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64% of Voters Fact-Check Politicians Online

64% of Voters Fact-Check Politicians Online | Political Agendas | Scoop.it

Have you ever heard a politician make a claim you just couldn’t believe, so you turned to Google or Wikipedia for the truth? You’re far from alone — 64% of 'persuadable voters' use the Internet to fact-check political candidates, according to a recent study.


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N.J. Politics Roundup: Obama touts Camden; Christie calls for more military - NJ.com

N.J. Politics Roundup: Obama touts Camden; Christie calls for more military - NJ.com | Political Agendas | Scoop.it
A collection of political news from the Statehouse and around New Jersey
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Hillary has Iraq woes like no other - Fox News

Hillary has Iraq woes like no other - Fox News | Political Agendas | Scoop.it
Clinton holds the unique distinction in the 2016 field of having supported the unpopular Iraq policies of both George W. Bush and Barack Obama.
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The Week Ahead in New York Politics, May 18 - Gotham Gazette

The Week Ahead in New York Politics, May 18 - Gotham Gazette | Political Agendas | Scoop.it
New York City Hall

What to watch for this week in New York politics:
EMAIL SUMMIT ANYONE? The much-anticipated, long-awaited e-mail deletion policy summit organized by the Cuomo administration is set for Friday in Albany - will it happen?
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2016 hopefuls look for love in a very wrong place - Politico

2016 hopefuls look for love in a very wrong place - Politico | Political Agendas | Scoop.it
For weeks they’ve been deriding Congress, casting it as a dungeon of gridlock and dysfunction and blaming it for much of the nation’s ills.
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NATO Uses Baltic States to Draw Red Line, Send Message to Putin in Russia - NBCNews.com

NATO Uses Baltic States to Draw Red Line, Send Message to Putin in Russia - NBCNews.com | Political Agendas | Scoop.it
PABRADE, Lithuania — On a desolate plain where Soviet tanks once prepared for a possible invasion of Western Europe, American troops are training to deter Mo...
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Vice President Biden Announces Dr. Colin Kahl as New National Security Advisor

Vice President Biden Announces Dr. Colin Kahl as New National Security Advisor | Political Agendas | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON, DC – The Vice President announced today that Dr. Colin Kahl will serve as his new National Security Advisor, starting next week. Dr.
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Petition: Stop Violence Against the World's Women and Girls

Petition: Stop Violence Against the World's Women and Girls | Political Agendas | Scoop.it
More than one billion women will experience physical or sexual violence in their lives. We can do more to stop it. (11214 signatures on petition)
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How this butt-kicking general became an environmental crusader

How this butt-kicking general became an environmental crusader | Political Agendas | Scoop.it
Lt. General Russel L. Honoré has declared war on Louisiana's biggest polluters.
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Show: Jon Stewart destroys Netanyahu over speech to Congress (March 4, 2015)

On Tuesday night, “The Daily Show” tackled Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu's speech to Congress – the one that House Speaker John Boehner invited Netanyahu to give without consulting...
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How the GOP Keeps Shooting Itself in the Foot

How the GOP Keeps Shooting Itself in the Foot | Political Agendas | Scoop.it
Compared to the George W. Bush era, today's Republican Party is so aggressively hostile to minorities they're sabotaging themselves.
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Netanyahu Speech Flops As Democratic Senators Withdraw Their Support For Iran Bill

Netanyahu Speech Flops As Democratic Senators Withdraw Their Support For Iran Bill | Political Agendas | Scoop.it
Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu's speech to Congress continues to backfire, as key Democratic senators have withdrawn their support for a Senate bill that would have reviewed any nuclear agreement with Iran.
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​US House denies Pentagon funds to tackle climate change as security threat

​US House denies Pentagon funds to tackle climate change as security threat | Political Agendas | Scoop.it
The US House has voted to deny the Pentagon funding to combat impacts of climate change and its own heavy dependence on fossil fuels. The Department has long acknowledged the realities of global warming amid political wrangling over its effects.
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GOP Senators Angry Over House DHS Funding Fight

GOP Senators Angry Over House DHS Funding Fight | Political Agendas | Scoop.it
The ongoing House battle over funding the Department of Homeland Security is angering Republican senators, who say it's time to move on to other issues on the legislative calendar.
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The match game: Connect the oligarch to the GOP politician he owns - Raw Story

The match game: Connect the oligarch to the GOP politician he owns - Raw Story | Political Agendas | Scoop.it
Raw Story The match game: Connect the oligarch to the GOP politician he owns Raw Story “It is not complicated for Republican politicians to come to the RJC and say they'll stand with Israel,” said Senator Ted Cruz, speaking at Adelson's summit in...
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Iowa Food Fight: Republican Hopefuls Size Up Hillary — and Each Other - Bloomberg

Iowa Food Fight: Republican Hopefuls Size Up Hillary — and Each Other - Bloomberg | Political Agendas | Scoop.it
Obama critiques, foreign policy, and lots of calories on the menu as Republican presidential hopefuls audition in Des Moines.
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Who's HOT? Who's Not? NJDSC Convention Edition - PolitickerNJ

Who's HOT? Who's Not? NJDSC Convention Edition - PolitickerNJ | Political Agendas | Scoop.it
Atlantic City played host to the New Jersey State Democratic Committee's annual gathering this past week. Here's my summary of who's hot (and who's NOT) post-assemblage.
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Tell your Senators to protect our health from toxic chemicals

Tell your Senators to protect our health from toxic chemicals | Political Agendas | Scoop.it
The chemical industry operates under a weak chemical safety law that hasn't changed in over 40 years. Right now, Senators are discussing how to update that law. Write your Senators today and let them know that it’s time for strong reform.
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Members of Congress owe up to $4.6 million on student loans

Even elected officials aren't safe from student debt.
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White Christians Are No Longer The Majority In 19 States

White Christians Are No Longer The Majority In 19 States | Political Agendas | Scoop.it
White Christians, long understood to be the primary shapers of American politics and culture, are rapidly losing their majority status across the country — even in traditionally conservative states.
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90 Pounds Of Cocaine Found On Cargo Ship Owned By Anti-Drug Senator’s Family

90 Pounds Of Cocaine Found On Cargo Ship Owned By Anti-Drug Senator’s Family | Political Agendas | Scoop.it
Thefreethoughtproject.com | A cargo ship connected to Kentucky Senator Mitch McConnell was recently stopped and searched before departing from Colombia. During the…
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Jeb Bush Owned Personal Email Server He Used as Governor

Jeb Bush Owned Personal Email Server He Used as Governor | Political Agendas | Scoop.it
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush owns the server that runs jeb@jeb.org, the personal email he used as governor to conduct official, political and personal busine...
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When the subject is Obamacare, never forget about Chief Justice Roberts

When the subject is Obamacare, never forget about Chief Justice Roberts | Political Agendas | Scoop.it
Interpreting his questions doesn’t guarantee much, but that doesn’t stop folks from trying to guess his views.
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Ex-Mossad chief calls Netanyahu's Congress speech 'bulls---'

Ex-Mossad chief calls Netanyahu's Congress speech 'bulls---' | Political Agendas | Scoop.it
Meir Dagan strongly disagreed with many of Israeli prime minister's assertions.
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Mitch McConnell Urges Governors To Disobey Federal Law For the Kochs

Mitch McConnell Urges Governors To Disobey Federal Law For the Kochs | Political Agendas | Scoop.it
Speaker John A. Boehner boasted that Republicans primary duty was not to make laws, but eliminate them for their wealthy donors' benefit.
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Democratic Leader Says Members Of Congress Can't Live Without Their Paycheck

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