Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics

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List Criteria: 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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    Barack Obama is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics


    Barack Obama Democratic Party

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    Democratic Party

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    Nancy Pelosi is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics


    Nancy Pelosi Democratic Party

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    Richard Nixon is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics


    Richard Nixon Republican Party

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    Al Sharpton is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics


    Al Sharpton

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    John Edwards is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics


    John Edwards Democratic Party

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    Democratic Party, Republican Party

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    Dick Cheney is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics


    Dick Cheney Republican Party

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    George Bush is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics


    George Bush Republican Party

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    Democratic Party, Massachusetts Democratic Party

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    Harry Reid is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics


    Harry Reid Democratic Party

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    Joseph McCarthy is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics


    Joseph McCarthy Democratic Party, Republican Party

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    Al Gore is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics

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    Al Gore Democratic Party

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    Lyndon B. Johnson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics


    Lyndon B. Johnson Democratic Party

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    Democratic Party, Massachusetts Democratic Party

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    Karl Rove is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics


    Karl Rove Republican Party

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    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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    National Republican Party, Republican Party

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    Ted Cruz is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics


    Ted Cruz Republican Party

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    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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    Dianne Feinstein is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics

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    Dianne Feinstein Democratic Party

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    Mitt Romney is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics


    Mitt Romney Republican Party

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    Democratic Party, California Democratic Party

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    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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    Ronald Reagan is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics


    Ronald Reagan Democratic Party, Republican Party

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    Al Franken is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics

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    Al Franken Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party

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    Woodrow Wilson is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics


    Woodrow Wilson Democratic Party

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    Franklin D. Roosevelt is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics


    Franklin D. Roosevelt Democratic Party

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    Rand Paul is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics

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    Rand Paul Republican Party

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    George Wallace is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics


    George Wallace Dixiecrat, Democratic Party, American Independent Party

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    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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    Democratic Party, Republican Party

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    Democratic Party, Massachusetts Democratic Party

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    Jerry Brown is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics

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    Jerry Brown Democratic Party, California Democratic Party

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    Independent, Liberty Union Party

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    Rick Perry is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics


    Rick Perry Democratic Party, Republican Party

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    Scott Walker is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics

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    Scott Walker Republican Party

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    Ron Paul is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics


    Ron Paul Constitution Party, Republican Party

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    Marco Rubio is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics


    Marco Rubio Republican Party

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