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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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4,302 3,216
Richard Nixon is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Richard Nixon Republican Party

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5,284 2,572
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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4,937 2,026
Hillary Clinton is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
DennisNJ added Hillary Clinton Democratic Party, Republican Party

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6,218 4,535
Barack Obama is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Barack Obama Democratic Party

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4,775 2,311
Al Sharpton is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Al Sharpton

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3,351 3,014
Dick Cheney is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Dick Cheney Republican Party

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3,768 2,360
John Edwards is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
John Edwards Democratic Party

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3,497 1,984
Harry Reid is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Harry Reid Democratic Party

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3,346 3,563
George W. Bush is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
George W. Bush Republican Party

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3,399 2,150
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

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2,708 2,154
Joseph McCarthy is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Joseph McCarthy Democratic Party, Republican Party

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2,656 2,270
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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2,793 1,856
Karl Rove is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Karl Rove Republican Party

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3,375 1,968
Jesse Jackson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Jesse Jackson Democratic Party

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2,389 1,897
Lyndon B. Johnson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Lyndon B. Johnson Democratic Party

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3,074 1,891
Eric Holder is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
DennisNJ added Eric Holder

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3,237 2,655
Al Gore is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Stingrea88 added Al Gore Democratic Party

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3,151 1,768
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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2,168 1,937
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....

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Anthony D. Weiner is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
zxray added Anthony D. Weiner Democratic Party

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2,333 2,052
John Boehner is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
John Boehner Republican Party

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2,504 1,524
Ted Cruz is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Ted Cruz Republican Party

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2,733 2,575
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

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2,885 1,976
Joe Biden is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
MasonGill added Joe Biden Democratic Party

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2,147 1,945
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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1,410 928
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.

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2,074 1,458
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

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Jerry Brown is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
zxray added Jerry Brown Democratic Party, California Democratic Party

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2,252 1,542
Rand Paul is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
wallje added Rand Paul Republican Party

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1,749 2,512
John McCain is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
John McCain Republican Party of Virginia, Republican Party

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1,441 1,292
Rahm Emanuel is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
2probb added Rahm Emanuel Democratic Party

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1,871 1,896
Al Franken is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
BillyBumtrip added Al Franken Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party

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1,410 2,140
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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1,647 1,313
Elizabeth Warren is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Mike DiOna added Elizabeth Warren Democratic Party, Massachusetts Democratic Party

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1,829 1,766
Barney Frank is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
BillyBumtrip added Barney Frank Democratic Party

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1,283 1,908
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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1,339 1,565
Spiro Agnew is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Spiro Agnew Democratic Party, Republican Party

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1,468 2,979
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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1,311 1,612
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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1,909 1,779
Dianne Feinstein is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
JacobCuellar added Dianne Feinstein Democratic Party

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1,210 1,732
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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Andrew Cuomo is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
-1454103513811 added Andrew Cuomo Democratic Party

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Mike Pence is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
-1454103513811 added Mike Pence Republican Party

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1,309 2,284
Franklin D. Roosevelt is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Franklin D. Roosevelt Democratic Party

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1,037 565
Loretta E. Lynch is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
ConnorRichardson added Loretta E. Lynch

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Jeb Bush is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Jeb Bush Republican Party

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

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Ken Cuccinelli is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Ken Cuccinelli Republican Party of Virginia, Republican Party

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1,548 1,317
Ron Paul is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Ron Paul Constitution Party, Republican Party