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John DeTar, IAP Leader in Nevada, Passes Away

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 ...

Sharron Angle Once Belonged to Constitution Party Affiliate in Nevada

The Wall Street Journal reported today on the former party affiliation of the  GOP nominee for Senate in Nevada, Sharron Angle. From 1992 until 1997 Angle was a member of the Independent American Party of Nevada, the state affiliate of the national Constitution Party.

As it happens, one party on the ballot — the Independent American Party of Nevada — is a party that Angle herself once belonged to.

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