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Lies of the year

Lies of the year

12/12/12 07:00PM

Politico has named their "Lie of the Year" and Rev. Al Sharpton has a few that were chosen by the PoliticsNation team. watch

Mitt Romney on Wednesday was awarded for making the "Lie of the Year." (Photo by Charles Dharapak/AP)

Romney Jeep ad named 'Lie of the Year'

12/12/12 01:32PM

Mitt Romney's desperate attempts to attract Ohio voters in the final weeks of the presidential race cost him a hefty political price, leaving him a tarnished legacy for leading a campaign willing to knowingly stretching the truth. The myth-debunking website PolitiFact awarded its fourth-ever "Lie of the Year" honor to the failed GOP presidential candidate for his repeated use of blatantly false claims that Chrysler planned to move Jeep production from the U.S. to China--all thanks to President Obama. read more

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (Photo by Morry Gash/AP)

Walker walks back push to end same-day voter registration

12/12/12 01:20PM

Choosing fiscal conservatism over voter suppression, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker says he no longer supports ending election day registration because of the cost. Walker revealed his change of heart to reporters Tuesday after the state's Government Accountability Board released a report estimating that it would cost more than $5.2 million to implement the registration change. read more

Rep Lisa Brown, D-West Bloomfield addresses supporters on the Michigan Statehouse steps in Lansing, Mich., after was barred from speaking in the Michigan House because Republicans objected to her saying "vagina" during debate over anti-abortion...

Michigan's stealth attack on abortion rights

12/12/12 11:05AM

Outrage over the right-to-work bill drew thousands of protesters to the Michigan Capitol today, but it's just one of many bills their Republican-controlled lame-duck legislature has decided to rush into law in the final days of the session. read more