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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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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
+ - 5,495 3,781
Barack Obama is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Barack Obama Democratic Party

3
+ - 4,603 2,199
Nancy Pelosi is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Nancy Pelosi Democratic Party

4
+ - 3,658 2,838
Richard Nixon is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Richard Nixon Republican Party

5
+ - 4,081 1,653
Hillary Clinton is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Hillary Clinton Democratic Party, Republican Party

6
+ - 4,179 2,009
Al Sharpton is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Al Sharpton

7
+ - 2,843 2,670
Dick Cheney is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Dick Cheney Republican Party

8
+ - 3,327 2,099
John Edwards is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
John Edwards Democratic Party

9
+ - 3,010 1,835
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
+ - 3,133 1,703
Harry Reid is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Harry Reid Democratic Party

11
+ - 2,883 3,167
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
+ - 2,331 1,989
Donald Rumsfeld is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Donald Rumsfeld Republican Party

13
+ - 2,334 1,930
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
+ - 2,957 1,711
Jesse Jackson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Jesse Jackson Democratic Party

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+ - 2,491 1,614
Karl Rove is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Karl Rove Republican Party

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+ - 2,720 1,636
Eric Holder is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics

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+ - 2,851 2,326
Al Gore is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Al Gore Democratic Party

18
+ - 2,068 1,652
Lyndon B. Johnson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Lyndon B. Johnson Democratic Party

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+ - 2,821 1,513
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

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+ - 2,568 1,632
Joe Biden is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Joe Biden Democratic Party

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+ - 2,081 1,803
John Boehner is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
John Boehner Republican Party

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+ - 2,172 1,222
Ted Cruz is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Ted Cruz Republican Party

23
+ - 1,781 1,664
Paul Ryan is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
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....

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+ - 2,289 1,458
Anthony D. Weiner is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Anthony D. Weiner Democratic Party

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+ - 2,396 2,271
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

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+ - 1,911 1,631
Mitt Romney is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Mitt Romney Republican Party

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+ - 1,840 1,260
Barbara Boxer is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Barbara Boxer Democratic Party, California Democratic Party

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+ - 1,988 1,325
Rand Paul is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Rand Paul Republican Party

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+ - 1,495 2,212
John McCain is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
John McCain Republican Party of Virginia, Republican Party

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+ - 1,527 616
Jerry Brown is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Jerry Brown Democratic Party, California Democratic Party

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+ - 1,172 1,116
Rahm Emanuel is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Rahm Emanuel Democratic Party

32
+ - 1,592 1,662
Al Franken is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Al Franken Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party

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+ - 1,634 1,568
Barney Frank is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Barney Frank Democratic Party

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+ - 753 522
Donald Trump is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
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.

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+ - 1,252 1,907
Henry Kissinger is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Henry Kissinger Republican Party

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+ - 1,334 1,073
Elizabeth Warren is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Elizabeth Warren Democratic Party, Massachusetts Democratic Party

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+ - 1,148 1,709
Woodrow Wilson is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Woodrow Wilson Democratic Party

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+ - 1,701 1,588
Dianne Feinstein is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Dianne Feinstein Democratic Party

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+ - 1,310 2,621
Ronald Reagan is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Ronald Reagan Democratic Party, Republican Party

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+ - 1,174 2,054
Franklin D. Roosevelt is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Franklin D. Roosevelt Democratic Party

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+ - 1,186 1,403
Spiro Agnew is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Spiro Agnew Democratic Party, Republican Party

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+ - 1,161 1,446
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

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+ - 1,091 1,549
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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+ - 1,395 1,134
Ron Paul is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Ron Paul Constitution Party, Republican Party

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+ - 888 690
Jeb Bush is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Jeb Bush Republican Party

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+ - 983 1,266
Huey Long is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Huey Long Democratic Party

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+ - 621 172
Andrew Cuomo is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Andrew Cuomo Democratic Party

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+ - 848 1,111
Marco Rubio is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Marco Rubio Republican Party

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+ - 1,045 1,642
Rick Perry is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Rick Perry Democratic Party, Republican Party

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+ - 1,402 1,583
Jimmy Carter is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Jimmy Carter Democratic Party