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Posts tagged as “Open Debates”

Jill Stein Continues to Call for Open Debates Despite Commission Decision

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From Jill2016.com, September 16th, 2016:

In a predictable decision, the Democratic and Republican Parties have insured that only their voices will be heard by the American people. How? Through their private corporation named the Commission on Presidential Debates (CPD). The CPD was created to ensure the debates serve the interests of the two-party system, and it is working precisely as intended.

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Ohio Socialist Dan La Botz: Open the debates

Via TPID:

A press release from Dan La Botz, the Socialist Party candidate for US Senate in Ohio:

OHIO SENATE DEBATE: MINOR PARTIES MUST BE INCLUDED – LA BOTZ

Republican Rob Portman and Democrat Lee Fisher are reported by the press to be preparing to hold a series of debates in several Ohio cities, debates in which apparently only they will participate.… Read more ...

Dave Weigel covers last nights debate between Chuck Baldwin and Ralph Nader in The Nation

Dave Weigel writes regularly for Reason Magazine, and emailed contact.ipr@gmail.com about this article, published in The Nation.
Here’s an excerpt:

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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