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WATCH: Chad Monnin Interview with Media Trackers

WATCH: Chad Monnin Interview with Media Trackers

Libertarian candidate Chad Monnin is spending more than $100,000 of his own money in an effort to become the first Libertarian elected to the Ohio State House. In this interview with MediaTrackers.org, Monnin tells his personal story, from his time in the U.S. Army to […]

by · September 21, 2014 · 0 comments ·
New Internal Poll Shows Cutler Gaining Momentum in Maine

New Internal Poll Shows Cutler Gaining Momentum in Maine

An internal poll released late yesterday suggests that independent candidate Eliot Cutler might be picking up momentum in his bid to unseat Republican Gov. Paul LePage in Maine’s three-cornered gubernatorial contest. Cutler, a Harvard and Georgetown-educated lawyer who sunk more than $1.7 million of his […]

by · September 20, 2014 · 1 comment ·
Ravenel’s First TV Spot Causes Controversy

Ravenel’s First TV Spot Causes Controversy

Independent U.S. Senate candidate Thomas Ravenel has gone on the air with his campaign’s first television commercial. In the spot, embedded above, various people are seen giving the thumbs up while Ravenel narrates. Among those features are four uniformed Charleston firefighters standing in front of […]

by · September 20, 2014 · 0 comments ·
The Green Party's Hawkins welcomed Randy Credico's support.

A Lucky Corner: Credico Campaigns with Hawkins in Harlem

The New York Observer’s Will Bredderman reports that comedian and political gadfly Randy Credico, who finished third in the recent Democratic gubernatorial primary, campaigned yesterday at the corner of 125th Street and Lexington Avenue in Manhattan with the Green Party’s Howie Hawkins. Credico, one of […]

by · September 20, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Conservatives tried to create havoc for longtime Republican Sen. Charles Percy in 1984.

Time Capsule: Conservatives Reject Chuck Percy, Back Libertarian in ’84 Illinois Senate Race

Rejecting Republican Sen. Charles H. Percy of Illinois as a “partisan Democrat in Republican’s clothing,’“ a group of nationally-recognized conservative leaders endorsed the Libertarian candidate for the U.S. Senate on this weekend in 1984. Too often, they believed, Percy had voted with liberal Democrats. Percy […]

by · September 20, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Libertarian to Appeal Ruling Allowing GOP Substitution in Nebraska

Libertarian to Appeal Ruling Allowing GOP Substitution in Nebraska

Mark Elworth, Jr., of Omaha, the Libertarian Party’s candidate for governor, said that he plans to appeal a recent ruling allowing the GOP to substitute its candidate for lieutenant governor in Nebraska’s gubernatorial election. On Wednesday, Lancaster County District Judge Lori Maret dismissed Elworth’s lawsuit […]

by · September 19, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Virginia’s Jim Webb Eyes Possible White House Candidacy

Virginia’s Jim Webb Eyes Possible White House Candidacy

Former Sen. Jim Webb of Virginia, who plans to give a major speech at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, appears poised to join the growing list of potential challengers to presumptive Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton in 2016. The former Secretary of […]

by · September 19, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Ann Coulter Wants to Murder Libertarian Voters (Seriously)

Ann Coulter Wants to Murder Libertarian Voters (Seriously)

If you’re planning to support a Libertarian candidate for U.S. Senate this November, Ann Coulter has a message for you.  The conservative columnist would like to end your life. Her latest column is a “to-do list to Save America” or some such nonsense. In it […]

by · September 18, 2014 · 8 comments ·
Time Capsule: Benjamin Spock Stumps in Bennington in ’72

Time Capsule: Benjamin Spock Stumps in Bennington in ’72

Benjamin Spock, the nation’s most famous pediatrician and the People’s Party candidate for president, carried his antiwar message to students at Bennington College in Vermont during this week in 1972. The 69-year-old Spock, who had spoken on hundreds of college campuses in the late sixties […]

by · September 18, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Kansas Court Allows Democrat to Remove Name from Ballot

Kansas Court Allows Democrat to Remove Name from Ballot

A major win today for independent U.S. Senate candidate Greg Orman, as Kansas’ Supreme Court has ruled that the Democratic nominee may remove his name from the November ballot. Democrat Chad Taylor, who ended his bid for the Senate seat a few weeks ago, had […]

by · September 18, 2014 · 0 comments ·