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List Rules U.S. politicians that have been caught lying or have been suspected of lying

Do any politicians tell the truth anymore? Maybe, but you won't find them here. This list has the least trustworthy people in American politics, ranked by the wisdom of the crowd. Anyone can add to this list, making it an accurate, real-time ranking of the people's picks for the worst liars in the state, local ,and federal government. Tired of lying politicians? This is a way to vote against them, and to join the rest of the country in calling them out for their lying ways.

The worst politicians on this list have told some of the biggest and most notorious politician lies in US history. These political liars are constantly caught with their pants on fire, making us all wonder who voted for them in the first place. From lying presidents like Richard Nixon and George W. Bush, to Congressmen and women like John Edwards and Nancy Pelosi, politician lies come from all parties, offices, genders, and just about any level of government.

You're always thinking that these politicians are liars, so now's your chance to speak up. Upvote the worst, most notorious liars in the American political world below!
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4,941 2,030
Bill Clinton is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Bill Clinton Democratic Party

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2
5,548 3,826
Barack Obama is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Barack Obama Democratic Party

3
4,659 2,214
Nancy Pelosi is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Nancy Pelosi Democratic Party

4
3,689 2,879
Richard Nixon is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Richard Nixon Republican Party

5
4,144 1,668
Hillary Clinton is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
DennisNJ added Hillary Clinton Democratic Party, Republican Party

6
4,225 2,031
Al Sharpton is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Al Sharpton

7
2,877 2,702
Dick Cheney is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Dick Cheney Republican Party

8
3,361 2,121
John Edwards is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
John Edwards Democratic Party

9
3,047 1,861
John Kerry is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
John Kerry Democratic Party, Massachusetts Democratic Party

10
3,166 1,730
Harry Reid is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Harry Reid Democratic Party

11
2,914 3,206
George W. Bush is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
George W. Bush Republican Party

12
2,347 2,023
Donald Rumsfeld is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Donald Rumsfeld Republican Party

13
2,355 1,961
Joseph McCarthy is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Joseph McCarthy Democratic Party, Republican Party

14
2,992 1,736
Jesse Jackson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Jesse Jackson Democratic Party

15
2,750 1,659
Eric Holder is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
DennisNJ added Eric Holder

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16
2,507 1,644
Karl Rove is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Karl Rove Republican Party

17
2,883 2,356
Al Gore is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Stingrea88 added Al Gore Democratic Party

18
2,093 1,677
Lyndon B. Johnson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Lyndon B. Johnson Democratic Party

19
2,850 1,534
Ted Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Ted Kennedy Democratic Party, Massachusetts Democratic Party

20
2,598 1,660
Joe Biden is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
MasonGill added Joe Biden Democratic Party

21
2,095 1,831
John Boehner is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
John Boehner Republican Party

22
2,194 1,258
Ted Cruz is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Ted Cruz Republican Party

23
1,809 1,692
Paul Ryan is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
pete.segers added Paul Ryan Republican Party - Ryan's comments at the RNC were full of lies and half truths. I used to have respect for this man, but anyone who has to lie to make his point does not deserve my vote....

24
2,318 1,481
Anthony D. Weiner is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
zxray added Anthony D. Weiner Democratic Party

25
2,417 2,305
Sarah Palin is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Sarah Palin National Republican Party, Republican Party

26
1,929 1,659
Mitt Romney is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Mitt Romney Republican Party

27
1,859 1,279
Barbara Boxer is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
JacobCuellar added Barbara Boxer Democratic Party, California Democratic Party

28
1,516 2,241
John McCain is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
John McCain Republican Party of Virginia, Republican Party

29
2,015 1,341
Rand Paul is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
wallje added Rand Paul Republican Party

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30
1,558 627
Jerry Brown is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
zxray added Jerry Brown Democratic Party, California Democratic Party

31
1,194 1,136
Rahm Emanuel is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
2probb added Rahm Emanuel Democratic Party

32
1,610 1,688
Al Franken is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
BillyBumtrip added Al Franken Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party

33
1,649 1,590
Barney Frank is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
BillyBumtrip added Barney Frank Democratic Party

34
793 556
Donald Trump is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
-1454103513811 added Donald Trump Donald Trump cheated on his wives.  Donald Trump doesn't have a definite opinion about gay marriage.  He doesn't have definite policies.  He is impulsive about his policies.

35
1,260 1,937
Henry Kissinger is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Henry Kissinger Republican Party

36
1,356 1,097
Elizabeth Warren is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Mike DiOna added Elizabeth Warren Democratic Party, Massachusetts Democratic Party

37
1,161 1,730
Woodrow Wilson is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Woodrow Wilson Democratic Party

38
1,716 1,610
Dianne Feinstein is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
JacobCuellar added Dianne Feinstein Democratic Party

39
1,319 2,661
Ronald Reagan is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Ronald Reagan Democratic Party, Republican Party

40
1,184 2,077
Franklin D. Roosevelt is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Franklin D. Roosevelt Democratic Party

41
1,196 1,422
Spiro Agnew is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Spiro Agnew Democratic Party, Republican Party

42
1,170 1,467
George Wallace is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
George Wallace Dixiecrat, Democratic Party, American Independent Party

43
1,099 1,572
Tom DeLay is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Tom DeLay Republican Party

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1,419 1,147
Ron Paul is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Ron Paul Constitution Party, Republican Party

45
900 713
Jeb Bush is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Jeb Bush Republican Party

46
652 179
Andrew Cuomo is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
-1454103513811 added Andrew Cuomo Democratic Party

47
995 1,286
Huey Long is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Huey Long Democratic Party

48
874 1,123
Marco Rubio is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Marco Rubio Republican Party

49
1,421 1,602
Jimmy Carter is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Jimmy Carter Democratic Party

50
1,052 1,666
Rick Perry is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Rick Perry Democratic Party, Republican Party