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Former Congressman Reportedly Interested in Constitution Party Presidential Nomination

Originally reported at American Third Party Report

According to the Twitter feed of Politics1.com, former Republican Congressman John Hostettler of Indiana is “very interested” in the Constitution Party’s 2016 presidential nomination.

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Barry Goldwater Jr. Addresses 2016 Speculation

Former Congressman Barry Goldwater Jr., son of 1964 Republican presidential nominee Barry Goldwater, informed me via Facebook that there is “no truth” to the speculation that he will seek the Constitution Party’s 2016 presidential nomination.

Goldwater, 76, represented the 27th and 20th Districts of California in the U.S. House of Representatives as a Republican from 1969 to 1983.  … Read more ...

Ballot Access News: California Libertarian Phone Bank Has Already Telephoned 2,000 Voters on Proposition 14

Ballot Access News:

California Libertarians have set up a phone bank to ask voters to vote “No” on Proposition 14, the top-two ballot measure that is on the June 8 ballot. The volunteers have already made 2,000 phone calls, according to Libertarian office manager Beau Cain. It is not clear if that means 2,000 numbers were dialed, or whether it means 2,000 conversations have actually taken place.

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Former writer accuses Independent Political Report of censorship in article at Boston Tea Party website

In a blog post at bostontea.us, recently removed IPR writer VTV writes,

I was recently asked to do a news report at Independent Political Report, a decent outlet for third parties to get their news published. The report was in reference to Alex Jones making an ass of himself at a recent event in Texas that the Libertarian Party there had co-sponsored to protest the closing down of some gun shows.Read more ...

How did IPR contributors and readers do on election day?

IPR founder GE shared 23,740 votes with 16 others in a slate of presidential electors pledged to Bob Barr, .4% of the vote.

Contributor Paulie Cannoli shared 4,983 votes with 8 other Alabama presidential electors pledged to Bob Barr, .2%.

Contributor Tom Knapp took 8,576 votes in Missouri’s 2nd congressional district, for 2.3%.… Read more ...

TPW founder Austin Cassidy joins IPR in senior role

Third Party Watch founder Austin Cassidy has agreed to join Independent Political Report as Publisher and Managing Partner. Says Mr. Cassidy:

I started Third Party Watch because I thought there was a need for a largely objective news source that covered the so called “periphery” of American politics. The site was successful, but I think the need still exists today and that’s why I’m really excited to be playing a role in creating the new Independent Political Report.

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