Campaign 2012

Chuck Hagel Endorses Bob Kerrey in Tight Nebraska Race

Chuck Hagel Endorses Bob Kerrey in Tight Nebraska Race

Saying that he would break the partisan “nonsense that’s literally strangling our country,” former Republican Sen. Chuck Hagel endorsed Democrat Bob Kerrey in Nebraska’s increasingly competitive U.S. Senate race on Thursday. “Bob has never shied away from any of the tough issues,” Hagel said in […]

by · November 1, 2012 · 1 comment ·
Could Hurricane Sandy Fuel a ‘Split Decision’ in the Presidential Race?

Could Hurricane Sandy Fuel a ‘Split Decision’ in the Presidential Race?

The Internet is buzzing about the possible ramifications of Hurricane Sandy’s destructive landfall and the prolonged cleanup that will follow.  A reported 5 million people are currently without power at the moment and New York’s ConEdison is suggesting that it make take up to 7-10 […]

by · October 30, 2012 · 0 comments ·
‘It’s Still the Economy, Stupid’ — Ex-Socialist Candidate Endorses Roseanne Barr’s White House Bid

‘It’s Still the Economy, Stupid’ — Ex-Socialist Candidate Endorses Roseanne Barr’s White House Bid

Former presidential candidate and longtime political activist Brian P. Moore has endorsed comedienne Roseanne Barr for President. Moore, who is serving as one of Barr’s 29 presidential electors in Florida, was the Socialist Party USA’s presidential candidate in 2008. The 69-year-old Moore, who once studied […]

by · October 25, 2012 · 4 comments ·
Jim Gray: Libertarian Ticket Eyes 2016 for Possible Re-Run

Jim Gray: Libertarian Ticket Eyes 2016 for Possible Re-Run

Former New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson has made no secret about his willingness to at least consider another Presidential bid in 2016, but according to OC Weekly, his current running mate is on board as well. A second Johnson/Gray campaign in 4 years, with significantly […]

by · October 25, 2012 · 2 comments ·
David Staples, Libertarian candidate for Georgia Public Service Commission

Libertarians Dominate Televised Georgia PSC Debates

A pair of Libertarian candidates for seats on the Georgia Public Service Commission appeared in back-to-back debates, televised statewide by Georgia Public Broadcasting. In the race for Seat 3, GOP incumbent Chuck Eaton took heat from both his Democrat and Libertarian challengers for being too […]

by · October 23, 2012 · 0 comments ·
How Do You Define a Successful Third Party Candidacy?

How Do You Define a Successful Third Party Candidacy?

Earlier today I published an article on Liberty Daily where I speculated a little bit about what Gary Johnson’s ultimate showing might be when all the votes are counted. At this point, having seen all the minor party candidates shut out of the debates and […]

by · October 21, 2012 · 4 comments ·
Johnson Campaign Files Last Ditch Lawsuit Against CPD

Johnson Campaign Files Last Ditch Lawsuit Against CPD

Citing survey data showing former New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson has in fact achieved the narrow criteria required for inclusion in the Monday debate, earning more than 40 percent of the vote in “head-to-head” polls against President Barack Obama, the Libertarian Party nominee’s campaign today […]

by · October 19, 2012 · 1 comment ·
David Staples, Libertarian candidate for Georgia Public Service Commission

Libertarian Had More Cash on Hand Than Incumbent in Statewide Race

Libertarian David Staples is running a very active campaign for a seat on the Georgia Public Service Commission.  He’s facing long-time incumbent Stancil “Stan” Wise, a Republican, in a one-on-one race for the statewide office. Wise raised $429,000 for his re-election effort in this campaign […]

by · October 18, 2012 · 1 comment ·
One to Watch: Could The Constitution Party Elect a Sheriff in Florida?

One to Watch: Could The Constitution Party Elect a Sheriff in Florida?

Florida Constitution Party chairman and former U.S. Senate nominee Bernie DeCastro announced a year ago that he was setting his sights a bit lower for 2012, launching a bid to be elected sheriff of Marion County. Little did we know that the race would take […]

by · October 18, 2012 · 4 comments ·
Larry King Tapped to Moderate Free and Equal Presidential Debate

Larry King Tapped to Moderate Free and Equal Presidential Debate

The Free and Equal Foundation’s October 23 third party candidates debate in Chicago just got significantly more interesting with the announcement that Larry King will serve as moderator. “We are honored to have Larry King moderate this historic debate,” Christina Tobin, founder and chair of […]

by · October 17, 2012 · 0 comments ·