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News & Notes: Cutler Arrest Fallout, Yang on Bill Maher, Libertarian Wins 5% in Legislative Special Election

CUTLER FALLOUT: Eliot Cutler, a former two-time independent candidate for Maine governor, was arrested last month for possession of child pornography.

Numerous politicians have now publicly donated political contributions from Cutler to the Maine Coalition Against Sexual Assault. Maine Public Media recently recapped the story and the fallout, noting that the scandal “obscures his novel effect on Maine politics.”… Read more ...

Brian Ellison arrested at police run in Royal Oak

From Detroit Free Press:

A congressional candidate was arrested Saturday at a race in Royal Oak after, police said, he refused to stay out of the roadway.

Brian Ellison, who is running as a Libertarian for the U.S. House in Michigan’s 8th District, was arrested at the Royal Oak Police Department’s Run with the Police event while taking part in a protest over two recent fatal shootings by Royal Oak police.… Read more ...

2012 Green VP Candidate Arrested Protesting Philadelphia School Budget Cuts

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Photo Credit: Harvey Finkle

Earlier this month, during a protest against school budget cuts Philadelphia police arrested Cheri Honkala, the Green Party’s 2012 Green Party Vice Presidential Candidate and National Coordinator of the Poor People’s Economic Human Rights Campaign. … Read more ...

IPR blogtalk 1/24/10: Paulie, Andy Jacobs and Brian Bittner discuss harassment of petitioners and Andy’s arrest

Yesterday evening, Andy Jacobs and I (Paulie) discussed harassment of ballot access petitioners, including Andy’s arrest outside a public library while petitioning to get the Green and Libertarian Parties back on the Maryland ballot. For the first hour of the show we were joined by Maryland Green Party Co-Chair Brian Bittner.… Read more ...