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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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4,933 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
5,545 3,819
Barack Obama is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Barack Obama Democratic Party

3
4,652 2,213
Nancy Pelosi is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Nancy Pelosi Democratic Party

4
3,687 2,874
Richard Nixon is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Richard Nixon Republican Party

5
4,136 1,667
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
4,223 2,026
Al Sharpton is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Al Sharpton

7
2,875 2,697
Dick Cheney is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Dick Cheney Republican Party

8
3,360 2,116
John Edwards is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
John Edwards Democratic Party

9
3,045 1,856
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
3,165 1,725
Harry Reid is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Harry Reid Democratic Party

11
2,913 3,200
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
2,346 2,018
Donald Rumsfeld is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Donald Rumsfeld Republican Party

13
2,354 1,955
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
2,989 1,731
Jesse Jackson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Jesse Jackson Democratic Party

15
2,748 1,654
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
2,506 1,639
Karl Rove is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Karl Rove Republican Party

17
2,881 2,350
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
2,091 1,672
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
2,847 1,529
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
2,595 1,654
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
2,094 1,826
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 1,252
Ted Cruz is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Ted Cruz Republican Party

23
1,808 1,687
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
2,317 1,476
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 2,299
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
1,928 1,654
Mitt Romney is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Mitt Romney Republican Party

27
1,858 1,274
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
1,514 2,236
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
2,010 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
1,551 627
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
1,192 1,131
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
1,608 1,683
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
1,648 1,585
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
792 553
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 1,932
Henry Kissinger is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Henry Kissinger Republican Party

36
1,355 1,092
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
1,160 1,725
Woodrow Wilson is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Woodrow Wilson Democratic Party

38
1,715 1,605
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 2,656
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
1,183 2,072
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 1,417
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 1,462
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 1,567
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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1,414 1,146
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
899 708
Jeb Bush is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Jeb Bush Republican Party

46
646 179
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 1,281
Huey Long is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Huey Long Democratic Party

48
868 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
1,418 1,598
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 1,661
Rick Perry is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Rick Perry Democratic Party, Republican Party