While being interviewed on CNN by Wolf Blitzer, Ron Paul was asked if he would consider endorsing Libertarian Party presidential candidate Bob Barr. Here is what Dr. Paul said:
“I think [Bob Barr] is running a very important race, and I’m [read more]
Michiganâ€™s Troy Eccentric reports, â€œJack Kevorkianâ€™s strategy for getting elected to Congress may be unique in American politics. â€˜Donâ€™t register and donâ€™t vote,â€™ he told a group of about a dozen persons who came to [read more]
The AP reports Green presidential candidate Cynthia McKinney “plans to spend much of the Labor Day weekend campaigning in Michigan. The state party announced the trip Friday. McKinney has Detroit area events planned for August 30 through Sept. [read more]
Comedy Central’s Indecision 2008 blog covers Libertarian presidential candidate Bob Barr’s “pretty nifty performance” at the Stu Bykofsky Candidates Comedy Night in Philadelphia. The blog says, “To his credit, he actually didn’t do half bad. I’m sure McCain would be pretty happy if Bob Barr [read more]
A TelOpinion Research poll of 600 likely North Carolina voters conducted August 14-17 (+/- 4.2%) finds Libertarian Chris Cole polling at four percent in the U.S. Senate race. Republican incumbent Elizabeth Dole leads Democrat Kay Hagan by three points, 44% [read more]
Zogby polling on the presidential race in 10 key states that included Libertarian Bob Barr and independent Ralph Nader along with the Democratic and Republican candidates showed Barr polling at least five percent in nine of the states, and above 10% in [read more]
In addition to the Bob Barr campaign’s McCain-Feingold challenge to Saddleback Church’s presidential forum, another third party took issue with the event while applying a different strategy against it.
Gloria La Riva, the Party for Socialism and Liberation‘s presidential nominee joined two local PSL candidates (Lucilla Esguerra and Sergio Farias) and at [read more]
According to its website, America’s Independent Party, formed by Alan Keyes following his Constitution Party convention loss to Chuck Baldwin, has held its national convention and nominated Alan Keyes for President. Nomination of its presumptive vice-presidential candidate, American Right to Life President Brian [read more]
The Washington Blade, a gay-themed publication, runs a story on Libertarian presidential nominee Bob Barr under the headline “From Public Enemy No. 1 To Gay Rights Advocate?” The article is skeptical of the claim. It focuses primarily on Barr’s sponsorship of the [read more]
A Reno Gazette-Journal poll of 600 likely Nevada voters conducted August 18-20 (+/- 4%) has Libertarian Bob Barr at three percent in the presidential race, and independent Ralph Nader at two percent. Both candidates could impact the overall outcome, since Barack Obama [read more]
Vibe.com runs a question-and-answer feature with Green vice presidential nominee Rosa Clemente that runs more than 2,500 words. Asked how she became the nominee, Clemente said presidential candidate Cynthia McKinney “called me on July 5th. It happened very quick. I [read more]
A SurveyUSA poll of 641 likely Kansas voters (+/- 3.9%) found five percent backing Libertarian U.S. Senate nominee Randall Hodgkinson, and two percent supporting Reform Party candidate Joseph Martin. Incumbent Republican Pat Roberts leads Democrat Jim Slattery 58% to 31%.
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