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Independent Political Report

Lightfoot to seek LP’s vice-presidential nomination

California Libertarian Gail Lightfoot, chair of the San Luis Obispo County LP and 2006 candidate for Secretary of State, has announced her candidacy for the LP’s vice-presidential nomination.

Lightfoot joins a field which already includes Daniel E. Williams of Florida, who gave up his presidential campaign in April in deference to Bob Barr, and Leonard Schwartz of Michigan.… Read more ...

Statement from the La Riva campaign on California same-sex marriage ruling

The Party of Socialism and Liberation’s La Riva/Puryear presidential campaign has released a statement lauding the recent California Supreme Court decision on In re Marriage Cases.

The “Vote PSL” La Riva/Puryear presidential campaign joins the LGBT community in celebrating the California Supreme Court decision that overturned the same-sex marriage ban.

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Gallagher: Ron Paul, Bob Barr ‘twins’

Marc Gallagher, founder and editor of Liberty Maven, admits that Bob Barr has a “checkered past,” but says “[o]n the issues in 2008 Bob Barr and Ron Paul are twins. Not many will argue that.”

Furthermore, he dismisses Chuck Baldwin and says Bob Barr is the “next best thing” to Ron Paul, saying of Baldwin:

I have concerns on Baldwin going the Mike Huckabee route and pushing for a Constitutional amendment or worse, some kind of executive order to ban abortion.

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