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Gary Johnson: The Ron Paul of 2012?

IPR note: Although they now run as Republicans, both Paul and Johnson either have been or are members of the Libertarian Party.

By JOHN DISTASO
in the Union Leader:

Another potential 2012 presidential candidate is headed to first-in-the-nation New Hampshire.

Former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson, who has been described as a “libertarian-leaning” Republican in the mold of U.S.… Read more ...

Barr polls double digits in NH, closing in on getting ballot access

Reported in the Manchester, NH Union Leader newspaper:

Although he’s yet to secure a spot on the New Hampshire presidential ballot, Republican-turned-Libertarian Bob Barr visited Manchester yesterday, drawing attention and, possibly votes, away from Republican John McCain.

Barr visited Murphy’s Tap Room in downtown Manchester, where about 90 people listened to his calls for small government and personal freedom, and nodded agreement to his notion that the country’s two major political parties are headed in the same direction.

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