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Two Green Party Congressional Candidates Advance to General Election in California Primary

On June 5th, California held its Top-Two Primaries for the 2018 elections. In two of the congressional primaries, Green Party candidates managed to get second place in primary results, and thus advance to the general election ballot. These were Kenneth Mejia in the 34th congressional district, and Rodolfo Cortez Barragan in the 40th congressional district.… Read more ...

Andy Craig for Congress: Gwen Moore demonstrates partisan hypocrisy on war and peace

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Press Release from Andy Craig for Congress:

Craig for Congress: Gwen Moore demonstrates partisan hypocrisy on war and peace

From her election in 2005 until Bush left office in 2008, Gwen Moore was an outspoken supporter of ending America’s war in Iraq. She joined with other anti-war Democrats in the Out of Iraq Caucus to propose and vote for a variety of bills that would mandate the withdrawal of American forces.

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Gallup Poll: Informed Americans Rate Both Parties in Congress Worse

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via the LP.org blog:

Gallup Poll: Informed Americans Rate Both Parties in Congress Worse

A Gallup poll shows that the more Americans know about government, the more they disapprove of the Democrats and Republicans in charge.

“The fundamental finding is that Americans who know the most about how Congress operates are not only the most negative about Congress in general, but also about the Republicans and Democrats in Congress specifically.

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Libertarian Party: Tell your U.S. Senators to let the ‘Patriot’ Act die

Press Release via the Libertarian Party:

Call now and urge your U.S. Senators to let the ‘Patriot’ Act die

Let the Patriot Act die!Today Libertarian National Committee Chair Nicholas Sarwark released the following statement:

I woke up this morning to the news that the government no longer has the legal authority to spy on the phone records of every American.… Read more ...

Green Party to Congress: Don’t cut food stamps!

GREEN PARTY OF THE UNITED STATES
http://www.gp.org

For Immediate Release:
Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Contacts:
Scott McLarty, Media Coordinator, 202-904-7614, mclarty@greens.org
Starlene Rankin, Media Coordinator, 916-995-3805, starlene@gp.org

Greens call poverty a national crisis that needs solutions like the Green New Deal instead of Republican punishment of the poor and Democratic compromises

Green Party Speakers Bureau: Green leaders available to speak on economic justice:http://www.gp.org/speakers/speakers-economic-justice.php

WASHINGTON, DC — The plan passed by House Republicans on Sept.… Read more ...

New Jersey Reform Party Candidates Qualify for Ballot

The Reform Party, known for running candidates like Ross Perot and Pat Buchanan, had some success getting candidates on the ballot in New Jersey.

The leadership of the Reform Party of New Jersey has announced that two of their Congressional candidates have achieved spots on the November ballot. Margaret Chapman, an army veteran and breast cancer survivor, hopes to unseat Rep.

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Cynthia McKinney Running for Congress as a Green?

Full story at Green Party Watch: here.

Cynthia McKinney Running for Congress as a Green?
by Ron Hardy/April 2, 2012

According to Atlanta Progressive News, Cynthia McKinney will be attempting to get on the ballot for the House of Representatives in her Atlanta district where she previously served 6 terms as a Democrat.

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Root: ‘Devastating Rebuke for Mainstream Media’

By Wayne Allyn Root, Former Libertarian Vice Presidential Nominee 

Newt Gingrich may have won South Carolina. But this wasn’t a Newt victory, as much as it was a devastating rebuke to the national media. 

Study the poll numbers. Yes, Romney really dropped the ball with the tax return and 15% capital gains issues, but the numbers started flipping from a Romney landslide to a Newt Gingrich landslide only after the ABC television interview with Newt’s ex-wife.… Read more ...

Illinois Green congressional candidate joins Coalition of Imokalee Workers demonstration

Green congressional candidate Laurel Lambert Schmidt will be present today at a demonstration outside of Trader Joe’s, in favor of the Coalition of Imokalee Workers‘ attempts to organize tomato pickers, as reported here:

La Grange, IL —

Activists from Near West Citizens for Peace and Justice, Third Unitarian Social Action and Fair Food Chicago will host an informational picket of the Trader Joe’s store in La Grange from noon to 1 p.m.

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Root Video: “I Am the One Percent!”

Wayne Allyn Root turned his latest commentary “I am the 1%” into a video…after getting the most response…and the most positive response of his entire career.

Watch Wayne’s Video: “I AM THE 1%”:

Wayne Root Video: I Am the One Percent!

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Root: I Am The 1%

I am the 1%. I am a S.O.B. (son of a butcher). I started out with nothing. I was raised in a blue-collar dead end town on the Bronx borderline. Today I live the American Dream. My story is the story of the 1%.

The fake story meant to deceive you is that the 1% is Bill Gates, Donald Trump, Warren Buffett, Senator John Kerry, or Arianna Huffington.… Read more ...

Root: Reason Mag Interview – WAR’s Presidential Future

Reason.TV Inteview

Wayne Allyn Root is a former Libertarian Vice Presidential nominee. He now serves as Chairman of the Libertarian National Congressional Committee. He is the best-selling author of “The Conscience of a Libertarian: Empowering the Citizen Revolution with God, Guns, Gold & Tax Cuts.” His web site: www.ROOTforAmerica.comRead more ...