Tag Archives: Presidential Debates

Wrights to participate in first Libertarian presidential debate

BURNET, Texas (June 17) – Lee Wrights will participate in the first Libertarian presidential debate scheduled during the Future of the Libertarian Movement Conference in Manchester, N.H. June 19.

The one-day conference is sponsored by the Libertarian Parties of New Hampshire and Massachusetts.

Three candidates will participate in the debate, Wrights, Roger Gary of Texas and Carl Person of New York.… Read more ...

Wayne Root Profiled by AOL News today as 2012 Presidential Contender

Email from Wayne Root to contact.ipr@gmail.com:

Wayne Root Profiled by AOL News today as 2012 Presidential Contender

Excerpt:

Sports Handicapper Gambles on Becoming President

Now that the Democrats have suffered a historic defeat on election day, a sports handicapper is doubling down on his goal of becoming President in 2012.

Wayne Allyn Root is a well-known Vegas sports handicapper and the current front runner to be the Libertarian Party’s nominee for the 2012 presidential race after being the running mate to 2008 nominee Bob Barr.… Read more ...

Christina Tobin: ‘Third Party debates: what happened’

THIRD PARTY DEBATES: WHAT HAPPENED

an editorial by Christina Tobin

Throughout the 2008 Presidential Campaign, the four major independent and third-party candidates called for the Commission on Presidential Debates to include on stage all candidates who appeared on enough state ballots to at least theoretically attain the 270 electoral votes required to become president.… Read more ...

Video: Cynthia McKinney talks about Ralph Nader

Found at Gail’s Tails

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Video: Alternative Presidential debates

Via They Will Be Heard

October 30th, 2008 – Presidential Debate

TheyWillBeHeard.com provides live video restream of the debate held by The City Club of Cleveland:


October 23rd, 2008 – Presidential Debate

TheyWillBeHeard.com partners with Free And Equal to broadcast a presidential debate, with support from:

Restore the Republic Radio

Revolution Broadcasting

Revolution March 2009

Audio Stream:

Presidential Debate, October 23th, 2008

Video Stream:


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Liveblogging the alternative Presidential Debate

The comments of this post will be an opportunity for readers to liveblog the The City Club of Cleveland debate between Bob Barr, Chuck Baldwin and Ralph Nader, moderated by Dan Moulthrop of Cleveland’s PBS radio and television stations, which will be streamed live by ideastream (http://www.wviz.org/ and http://www.cityclub.org/homepage.asp).… Read more ...

Live streaming and moderator set for debate between Bob Barr, Chuck Baldwin and Ralph Nader

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 ...

Time and place set for debate between Bob Barr, Chuck Baldwin and Ralph Nader

As IPR already reported, there will be another debate between the alternative Presidential candidates who are listed on enough state ballots to win the election, to take place tomorrow.

On October 30, Ralph Nader, Bob Barr, and Chuck Baldwin will debate each other at the Cleveland (Ohio) City Club, between 4:30 pm and 5:30 pm.… Read more ...

Free and Equal debate between Ralph Nader and Chuck Baldwin covered on Russia Today

The segment on the alternative debate is about 4 minutes into the clip.

IPR’s previous coverage of the debate included reporting on David Weigel’s piece in The Nation, as well as video of the debate (with links to several prior articles).

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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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Video of last night’s Presidential debate between Ralph Nader and Chuck Baldwin

Posted at CSPAN Junkie

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Independent Political Report will liveblog the Free and Equal debate tonight between Ralph Nader and Chuck Baldwin

Tune in at 9 PM Eastern time (8 PM Central, 7 PM Mountain, 6 PM Pacific, 5 PM Alaska, 4 PM Hawai’i) in the comments on this post, and add your own.

IPR has previously covered the debate:

Cynthia McKinney and Bob Barr react to tonight’s Free and Equal debate between Ralph Nader and Chuck Baldwin

Internet Pettition to demand Bob Barr’s participation in debate is being circulated

Free and Equal debate picked up on C-SPAN for Live coverage

Green Party Presidential candidate Cynthia McKinney on NPR, Break the Matrix, Democracy Now!,Read more ...