Today, Chief Justice John Roberts administered the presidential oath of office to businessman Donald Trump, the 2016 presidential nominee of the American Independent Party (AIP) (platform). Trump was also the nominee of the Republican Party.
60 Minutes corespondent Steve Kroft interviewed Governors Gary Johnson and Bill Weld for broadcast on CBS earlier tonight. It’s the first time 60 Minutes has interviewed any third-party presidential candidate AND the vice-presidential running mate. Johnson: “I believe this is going to be the demise of the Republican Party. . .… Read more ...
In an American Third Party Report exclusive, Bob Whitaker, the 2016 presidential nominee of the American Freedom Party, answers questions about his background, political views, and presidential campaign. Below is the transcript and audio of the interview.
- What is your history with electoral politics?
I am writing an article about third parties, specifically their position and impact on US-Middle East issues. I am up to 1968 and need some input: if you were involved in the Wallace campaign or are a veteran of the American Independent Party/American Party, I’d like to pose a few questions via e-mail.… Read more ...
Deborah Pauly is a Republican candidate for Orange County Board of Supervisor, but she is getting some unasked-for-help from the California campaign manager of the former Governor George Wallace of Alabama, who ran for President as a third party presidential candidate in 1968 and who died decades ago. Here is the Orange County Register to clear things up:
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Back in 1967, when Gov.
John DeTar helped to co-found the Independent American Party in 1968 as a vehicle for the candidacy of then-Governor George Wallace. He was the founder of the Reno chapter of the John Birch Society and a fixture in right-wing politics in Nevada for decades. He passed away last month at the age of 86.… Read more ...
Thanks to Ballot Access News for the story.
C-SPAN Will Present “The Contenders”, 14 Weekly Shows Featuring a Presidential Candidate Who Lost But Changed Policy
Ballot Access News / September 3rd, 2011
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Starting September 9, C-SPAN will present a new series, “The Contenders”. Each of the fourteen shows will present the story of a presidential candidate who ran and lost, but who changed U.S.
H/T Don Lake in IPR comments:
2011 Prohibition Party Convention
Monday, June 20 through Wednesday June 22, 2011 – Cullman, Alabama
George Wallace, Jr.
Holiday Inn Express
2052 Hayes Drive NW
Cullman, AL 35058
*Be sure to tell the reservation clerk you are with the
Additional details to follow soon.… Read more ...
Posted by H.S. Torical at http://www.theamericanparty.org/index.php/about-us:
The American Party has been formulated under several incarnations. All have been fiercely loyal to America and its citizens. The movement originated in New York in 1843 as the American Republican Party. It spread to other states as the Native American Party and became a national party in 1845.… Read more ...
Emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org:
I would like to announce that George Wallace, Jr. will be the keynote speaker at the upcoming Prohibition National Convention to be held June 21-23 in Cullman, Alabama. Please visit the party website at www.ProhibitionParty.org for complete convention details.
Toby Davis, Chairman
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