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Ernie Almonte

Independent Almonte Scores Big Endorsement

North Providence mayor Charles Lombardi has endorsed independent candidate Ernest Almonte in the race for Rhode Island State Treasurer.  A former Auditor General for the Rhode Island General Assembly, Almonte is locked in a one-on-one race against Democrat Seth Magaziner. The city of 32,000 residents is […]

by · September 14, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Healey Shakes Up Rhode Island Governor’s Race

Healey Shakes Up Rhode Island Governor’s Race

The Rhode Island Moderate Party has elected to replace their gubernatorial nominee, James Spooner, for medical reasons. Mr. Spooner has reportedly undergone surgery and will be unable to continue his campaign. That’s where things get interesting. The Moderate Party has recruited well-known candidate Robert Healey […]

by · September 14, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Cutler Releases TV Ad Touting King’s Endorsement

Cutler Releases TV Ad Touting King’s Endorsement

Independent gubernatorial candidate Eliot Cutler is hitting the air with a new ad aimed at turning around his struggling campaign. The spot touts the recent endorsement of sitting U.S. Senator, and fellow independent, Angus King. “We need a 21st century governor for a 21st century […]

by · September 14, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Federal Court Will Hear Ohio LP’s Appeal for Ballot Access

Federal Court Will Hear Ohio LP’s Appeal for Ballot Access

A federal court judge will hear a complaint from Ohio Libertarian candidates who were removed from the ballot earlier this year.  The trial, scheduled for September 29, has been fast-tracked as the LP candidates are demanding the state place them on the November ballot before […]

by · September 14, 2014 · 1 comment ·
Libertarian Polling Difference in Tight Michigan Gubernatorial Race

Libertarian Polling Difference in Tight Michigan Gubernatorial Race

Navy veteran Mary Buzuma is polling the difference between Republican Gov. Rick Snyder and Democratic challenger Mark Schauer, a former congressman and ex-Minority Leader of the State Senate, in Michigan’s tightly-contested gubernatorial contest. According to a recent Public Policy Polling survey of 687 likely voters, […]

by · September 14, 2014 · 1 comment ·
Nebraska Senate Candidate Says Sasse’s ‘Naive Aggression’ Could Lead to War

Nebraska Senate Candidate Says Sasse’s ‘Naive Aggression’ Could Lead to War

In remarks prepared for a worldwide radio audience later this week, U.S. Senate hopeful Dan Buhrdorf of Lincoln criticized Ben Sasse’s “naïve aggression” and warned that his Republican rival’s blustering policies of confrontation and brinkmanship would put the United States on a permanent and precarious […]

by · September 10, 2014 · 2 comments ·
The Tax Wall Street Party's Dan Buhrdorf vows to remain in Nebraska Senate race as a write-in candidate.

Ghost of Legendary Wall Street Nemesis Appears in Nebraska Senate Race

Some seventy years after his death on this day in 1944, the spirit of legendary Senator George W. Norris, a progressive and fiercely independent-minded Republican lawmaker portrayed by future President John F. Kennedy in his 1957 Pulitzer-prize winning “Profiles in Courage,” is being rekindled in […]

by · September 2, 2014 · 1 comment ·
The End of Dynastic Politics: A Libertarian Hillary and Jeb Can’t Possibly Defeat

The End of Dynastic Politics: A Libertarian Hillary and Jeb Can’t Possibly Defeat

ORLANDO, Fla. — When most political parties get together for a national convention, they nominate a candidate for president. The Libertarian Party isn’t most political parties. First, it has its national convention every two years rather than every four (the party’s 2014 mid-term convention, held […]

by · July 1, 2014 · 0 comments ·
No Candidates Successfully Qualify for One Florida State House Race

No Candidates Successfully Qualify for One Florida State House Race

Incumbent Florida State Representative Reggie Fullwood, who was first elected to the legislature in 2010, failed to successfully qualify for re-election today.   A clerical error on the Jacksonville Democrat’s qualifying forms came very close to costing him his seat in Tallahassee. Luckily for the […]

by · June 20, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Austerity Foe, ‘New Deal’ Democrat Challenges Tea Party Lawmaker in PA’s 10th

Austerity Foe, ‘New Deal’ Democrat Challenges Tea Party Lawmaker in PA’s 10th

The austerity peddlers in Washington — the treacherous folks who never tire of pummeling the poor and won’t be happy until the U.S. economy resembles that of a Third World country — better look out. There’s an FDR Democrat who might be coming their way, […]

by · February 14, 2014 · 0 comments ·