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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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1
5,219 2,165
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
3,854 3,005
Richard Nixon is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Richard Nixon Republican Party

3
5,722 4,094
Barack Obama is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Barack Obama Democratic Party

4
4,842 2,313
Nancy Pelosi is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Nancy Pelosi Democratic Party

5
4,380 1,772
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
4,364 2,145
Al Sharpton is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Al Sharpton

7
2,994 2,820
Dick Cheney is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Dick Cheney Republican Party

8
3,455 2,228
John Edwards is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
John Edwards Democratic Party

9
3,023 3,333
George W. Bush is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
George W. Bush Republican Party

10
3,259 1,830
Harry Reid is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Harry Reid Democratic Party

11
3,130 1,977
John Kerry is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
John Kerry Democratic Party, Massachusetts Democratic Party

12
2,432 2,114
Donald Rumsfeld is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Donald Rumsfeld Republican Party

13
2,447 2,045
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
3,093 1,843
Jesse Jackson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Jesse Jackson Democratic Party

15
2,573 1,736
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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16
2,834 1,755
Eric Holder is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
DennisNJ added Eric Holder

17
2,164 1,772
Lyndon B. Johnson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Lyndon B. Johnson Democratic Party

18
2,967 2,480
Al Gore is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Stingrea88 added Al Gore Democratic Party

19
2,926 1,624
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
1,908 1,781
Paul Ryan is listed (or ranked) 20 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....

21
2,153 1,928
John Boehner is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
John Boehner Republican Party

22
2,673 1,771
Joe Biden is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
MasonGill added Joe Biden Democratic Party

23
2,269 1,369
Ted Cruz is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Ted Cruz Republican Party

24
2,494 2,411
Sarah Palin is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Sarah Palin National Republican Party, Republican Party

25
2,419 1,566
Anthony D. Weiner is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
zxray added Anthony D. Weiner Democratic Party

26
1,984 1,766
Mitt Romney is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Mitt Romney Republican Party

27
947 679
Donald Trump is listed (or ranked) 27 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.

28
1,919 1,363
Barbara Boxer is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
JacobCuellar added Barbara Boxer Democratic Party, California Democratic Party

29
2,127 1,391
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
1,575 2,352
John McCain is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
John McCain Republican Party of Virginia, Republican Party

31
1,650 679
Jerry Brown is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
zxray added Jerry Brown Democratic Party, California Democratic Party

32
1,263 1,215
Rahm Emanuel is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
2probb added Rahm Emanuel Democratic Party

33
1,437 1,193
Elizabeth Warren is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Mike DiOna added Elizabeth Warren Democratic Party, Massachusetts Democratic Party

34
1,685 1,781
Al Franken is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
BillyBumtrip added Al Franken Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party

35
1,698 1,684
Barney Frank is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
BillyBumtrip added Barney Frank Democratic Party

36
1,188 1,826
Woodrow Wilson is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Woodrow Wilson Democratic Party

37
1,297 2,033
Henry Kissinger is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Henry Kissinger Republican Party

38
1,348 2,795
Ronald Reagan is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Ronald Reagan Democratic Party, Republican Party

39
1,767 1,701
Dianne Feinstein is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
JacobCuellar added Dianne Feinstein Democratic Party

40
1,215 2,183
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
726 216
Andrew Cuomo is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
-1454103513811 added Andrew Cuomo Democratic Party

42
1,234 1,508
Spiro Agnew is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Spiro Agnew Democratic Party, Republican Party

43
1,050 311
Martin O'Malley is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
ConnorRichardson added Martin O'Malley Democratic Party

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1,202 1,557
George Wallace is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
George Wallace Dixiecrat, Democratic Party, American Independent Party

45
933 808
Jeb Bush is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Jeb Bush Republican Party

46
1,476 1,216
Ron Paul is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Ron Paul Constitution Party, Republican Party

47
1,125 1,661
Tom DeLay is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Tom DeLay Republican Party

48
659 362
Mike Pence is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
-1454103513811 added Mike Pence Republican Party

49
1,281 642
Bernie Sanders is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
RobLein added Bernie Sanders Independent, Liberty Union Party

50
927 1,203
Marco Rubio is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Marco Rubio Republican Party