While the mainstream media channels often provide very little coverage to third party national conventions, C-SPAN is going to provide fairly extensive coverage of the 2012 Libertarian Party National Convention.
On Friday night, from 9pm until 11pm (Eastern timezone), C-SPAN will provide coverage which it is billing as: “Road to the Whitehouse: 2012 Libertarian Nat’l Convention & Presidential Debate”.… Read more ...
Via Punk Patriot: Ralph Nader on CSPAN:
In regards to a possible 2012 presidential run, Nader says he is looking for another progressive candidate to get behind, but has not yet decided whether he will run himself again if he can’t find one that is willing and suitable. He brings up the unfairness of debate exclusion and ballot access barriers, and says he has a new “debate strategy” which he does not elaborate on.… Read more ...
According to an email from the Baldwin campaign,
The City Club of Cleveland debate, moderated by Dan Moulthrop of Cleveland’s PBS radio and television stations, will be streamed live by ideastream (http://www.wviz.org/).
CSPAN will tape the debate for later showing, and it will also be live on public access cable in Cleveland.… Read more ...
An email from the Brian Moore campaign:
On Friday, October 31, Socialist Party USA presidential candidate Brian Moore will be a guest on the C-Span show “Washington Journal.” Over the course of the interview Brian will also take questions from callers.
The interview will be from 8 AM EST to 8:30 AM EST.… Read more ...
Dave Weigel writes regularly for Reason Magazine, and emailed email@example.com about this article, published in The Nation.
Here’s an excerpt:
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It’s one of the paradoxes of election 2008. If no one is happy with Congress, no one is happy with the president, and voters grumble to pollsters about the two parties, it should be a breakout year for some political force.
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IPR has previously covered the debate:
The moderator will be Chris Hedges from the Nation Institute.… Read more ...
posted by Ronald Hardy at Green Party Watch
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Cynthia McKinney released a video statement (below) regarding the “Third Party” Debate scheduled for tonight. In an accompanying statement, further details emerge:
LOS ANGELES – Green Party Presidential candidate Cynthia McKinney released a statement this morning regarding the hastily scheduled debate announced for this evening in Washington D.C.
Free and Equal, the group that originally planned to have an alternative Presidential debate in New York City on October 19, has now confirmed Ralph Nader and Chuck Baldwin for a debate on October 23 in DC.
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Contact: Christina Tobin, 312-320-4101
This morning, Christina Tobin, Director of Free and Equal, announced an Independent/Third Party Presidential Debate, which will take place on Thursday evening at 9:00pm EST on October 23 in Washington DC at the Mayflower Renaissance Hotel.