Kenyan-born lawyer Jeff Matemu is running for the US congress in the state of North Carolina. Matemu is contesting the 2nd congressional district seat in North Carolina on a Libertarian Party ticket.
Matemu, who runs a law firm based in Raleigh, North Carolina, recently told Mwakilishi.com that he chose to run as a Libertarian in order to better serve the people of his congressional district by avoiding party labels that he says have controlled politicians’ decisions.… Read more ...
According to this story, former Florida State Senator Nancy Argenziano will run for Congress in 2012 as the nominee of the Independent Party. Earlier, Argenziano had expressed a desire to be a Democratic Party nominee in 2012, but the new election law passed this year forbids anyone from running in a party primary if that person had been a member of another qualified party during the preceding year.… Read more ...
A freshman Congressman from Florida who associates himself with the Tea Party – not the party itself, however, which has formed in several states, including Florida – said the following in an interview with CBS:
CBS Evening News anchor Katie Couric speaks with three new members of the House of Representatives Rep.
Open letter from Ralph Nader and several other people (see end of article for list) to Barack Obama posted at Nader.org:
Dear President Obama,
The U.S. government bailout of, and acquisition of a majority share in, General Motors was an exceptional action, taken in response to exceptional circumstances. The U.S. stake in GM obviously poses novel managerial challenges to the government.… Read more ...
I will be sending copies of this letter to the newly elected Congressmen on January 3, 2011. If you wish to add your name to the letter you may do so online at http://www.petitiononline.com/ol112c. You are also encouraged to print and send this letter to your members of Congress.… Read more ...
WEST HARTFORD — If anything, getting arrested for snapping photos of Governor M. Jodi Rell during her 2007 inaugural parade reaffirmed a lot of political ambitions for Ken Krayeske, now a candidate for Congress in the state’s First Congressional District.
Krayeske was managing Cliff Thornton’s Green Party campaign for governor at the time, the first black gubernatorial candidate in Connecticut history.
The Green Party’s candidate for Congress in Florida’s 24th congressional district will join us on IPR Radio this Monday at 8 PM EST. His name is Nicholas Ruiz III, he is a write-in candidate, and his bio from his website is as follows:
Dr. Ruiz was born in New York City in 1970 and lives in New Smyrna
Beach, FL, USA.