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Andy Craig for Congress: Gwen Moore and Donald Trump’s Attack on Due Process and Civil Liberties

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Statement on Gwen Moore and Donald Trump’s Attack on Due Process and Civil Liberties

Andy Craig, Libertarian candidate for Congress in Wisconsin’s 4th Congressional District, issued the following statement in response to Gwen Moore’s actions over the past few days:

“Gwen Moore has joined forces with Donald Trump to attack one of the fundamental principles of the Constitution: due process of law under the 5th Amendment.… Read more ...

Andy Craig for Congress: Libertarians Aim to Contest Milwaukee’s U.S. House Seat

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Press Release from Andy Craig for Congress:

Wisconsin’s 4th Congressional District will feature a two-party race, but unlike most of the state, the two parties involved will be the incumbent Democrats and the state’s Libertarians.

Andy Craig has secured a place on the ballot, in an election the Republicans left uncontested.… Read more ...

Andy Craig: ‘Internet Troll Runs for President: The Sad, Strange Campaign of Austin Petersen’

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March 27, 2016
By Andy Craig

One of the things Libertarians pride themselves on is that our nomination is a competitive and open process. Literally anybody can run for President, so long as they’re constitutionally eligible and a member of the party.

The downside of that is…. well: anybody can run for President.Read more ...

Andy Craig for Congress: at the Milwaukee Dem. Debate (Devil’s Advocates Radio)

Andy Craig for Congress: Police Militarization

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Andy Craig for Congress: Statement on Gwen Moore’s Endorsement of Hillary Clinton

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Press Release:

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Statement on Gwen Moore’s Endorsement of Hillary Clinton

(MILWAUKEE) Andy Craig, Libertarian candidate for Wisconsin’s 4th congressional district, issued the following statement in response to incumbent Rep. Gwen Moore’s endorsement of Hillary Clinton for President of the United States:

Gwen Moore, the professed champion of criminal justice reform, believes we should have a President whose tough-on-crime pandering in the 1990s helped bring us today’s moral crisis of mass incarceration.

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Andy Craig: Obama administration’s attack on Menominee Tribe demands immediate firings

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via LPWI.org:

DEA agents on Friday invaded the territory of the Menominee Tribal Reservation in Wisconsin in order to seize and destroy hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of legal industrial hemp crops, on the claim that some of the plants tested for an unacceptably high amount of THC. Andy Craig, Libertarian candidate for Congress in Wisconsin’s 4th Congressional District (Milwaukee) issued the following statement in response to the shocking news:

This crop of industrial hemp was being grown in compliance with federal law, under a provision of the 2014 Farm Bill that explicitly authorized it.… Read more ...

Andy Craig: Gwen Moore muddles the facts in defense of corporate welfare

Press Release from Andy Craig for Congress: 

Andy Craig, Libertarian candidate for Wisconsin’s 4th Congressional District (Milwaukee), released the following statement regarding incumbent Rep. Gwen Moore’s defense of the Export-Import Bank:

Gwen Moore muddles the facts in defense of corporate welfare

     In her role as the ranking member on the monetary policy and trade subcommittee, Gwen Moore has led the charge to defend wasteful and corrupt subsidies for some of the nation’s largest and most politically-connected corporations.… Read more ...

Andy Craig for Congress: Constitutional War Powers Act would make starting unauthorized wars a federal felony

From Andy Craig, Libertarian candidate for U.S. House (WI-4, Milwaukee):

In 1973, over the veto of Richard Nixon, Congress passed the War Powers Resolution into law. After the unauthorized war in Korea, and the fight over ending the war in Vietnam, Congress sought to re-assert its constitutional power to declare war.

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Andy Craig for Congress: Statement on Dan Sebring (R) declining to run again in 2016

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Press Release from Andy Craig for Congress:

Dan Sebring, the 2010, 2012, and 2014 Republican nominee in the 4th Congressional district, announced on Tuesday that he would not be running against Gwen Moore again in 2016. Libertarian candidate Andy Craig of Milwaukee issued the following statement on the news:

“Dan’s three campaigns showed what an opponent of Gwen Moore can accomplish with limited resources, and also the limits of what such a campaign can do while being dragged down by the ‘Republican’ label.… Read more ...

Politifact WI: “Half-true” to make 100% true statements about ballot access, unless gerrymandering also mentioned

Via the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel’s Politifact Wisconsin: 

Ballot laws mean only half of Assembly races are contested, Libertarian says

By Dave Umhoefer on Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015 at 5:00 a.m.

When state Assembly seats are on the ballot, Wisconsin voters have far fewer candidates to choose from than residents of neighboring Minnesota and Michigan, a group called Competitive Elections Wisconsin claims.

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Wisconsin Libertarians name and shame unopposed legislators to reform ballot access

Competitive Elections Wisconsin has compiled the following list of forty-seven state representatives who were elected without an opponent on Nov. 4, 2014, out of the ninety-nine members of the Assembly elected every two years. The group’s motto says it all about their motive: only one name on the ballot isn’t an election at all.… Read more ...