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

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

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John Edwards is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
John Edwards Democratic 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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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

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

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

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Jesse Jackson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Jesse Jackson Democratic Party

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Donald Rumsfeld is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Donald Rumsfeld Republican Party

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Joseph McCarthy is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Joseph McCarthy Democratic Party, Republican Party

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Eric Holder is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics

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Al Gore is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
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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Karl Rove is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Karl Rove Republican Party

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

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Anthony D. Weiner is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Anthony D. Weiner Democratic Party

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Paul Ryan is listed (or ranked) 24 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Rahm Emanuel is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Rahm Emanuel Democratic Party

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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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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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Henry Kissinger is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Henry Kissinger Republican Party

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Elizabeth Warren is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Elizabeth Warren Democratic Party, Massachusetts Democratic Party

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Woodrow Wilson is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Woodrow Wilson Democratic Party

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Dianne Feinstein is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Dianne Feinstein Democratic Party

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Franklin D. Roosevelt is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Franklin D. Roosevelt Democratic Party

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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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Spiro Agnew is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Spiro Agnew Democratic Party, Republican Party

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George Wallace is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
George Wallace Dixiecrat, Democratic Party, American Independent Party

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Tom DeLay is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Tom DeLay Republican Party

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Ron Paul is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Ron Paul Constitution Party, Republican Party

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Jeb Bush is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Jeb Bush Republican Party

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Andrew Cuomo is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Andrew Cuomo Democratic Party

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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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Jimmy Carter is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Jimmy Carter Democratic Party

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Donald Trump is listed (or ranked) 48 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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Martin O'Malley is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Martin O'Malley Democratic Party

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Bernie Sanders is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Bernie Sanders Independent, Liberty Union Party