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  1. Finance report: Davis raises $4.2M in gubernatorial raceRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

    ... $2 million was brought in during the past three months of a race against Republican Gov. Sam Brownback and Libertarian Party nominee Keen Umbehr. Preliminary financial reports of Brownback and Umbehr weren't yet available. "Our donors are a clear ...


  2. Michelle Nunn has the momentum, but Georgia's runoff system is not her friendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | The Washington Post

    ... so clearly there is room to get to 50 percent -- for either Perdue or Nunn. The x-factor here is Libertarian Party candidate Amanda Swafford. Swafford doesn't have much of a campaign -- she raised less than $8,000 as of June 30 -- but she has taken ...


  3. Illinois Libertarian candidates share their platformsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Switched

    During the 2014 statewide elections, the eyes of most Illinoisans have been trained on the Republican and Democratic candidates for various state offices. But third-party candidates, members of the Libertarian Party, will also be included on Illinoisans' ballots Nov. 4. Some of the candidates shared their hopes for governing with Reboot Illinois.


  4. Liberal South Carolina Democrat wins love on the rightRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    In her long-shot bid to become South Carolina secretary of state, Ginny Deerin is racking up conservative endorsements -- including from the state affiliate of the Club for Growth ; the Libertarian Party; and an organization called RINO Hunt, which seeks to root out and replace those squishy politicians it deems "Republican in name only." She supports abortion rights, and her YouTube channel features a video of her dancing at a gay pride event in Columbia.


  5. Sells For $200K To Weed-Affiliated Russian CompanyRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Animal

    ... article in which Cannabis Sativa CEO Gary Johnson (the former two-term New Mexico governor and Libertarian Party presidential candidate!) claims that marijuana can be used to treat Ebola. (You can see him do it in this Fox Business interview .) ...


  6. Third-party candidates struggle to overcome variety of political hurdlesRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | WTVR Richmond

    While Virginia voters have become more aware of the Libertarian Party with last year's surprising results for gubernatorial candidate Robert Sarvis, third-party candidates still encounter challenges in the elections this fall. For many, it starts with just getting on the ballot.


  7. Libertarian candidates gaining t...Read the original story

    13 hrs ago | The Inter-Mountain

    ... Natalie Tennant, a Democrat. Also on the Nov. 4 election ballot will be three third-party candidates: Libertarian Party representative John S. Buckley, Mountain Party standard-bearer Bob Henry Baber and Constitution Party leader Phil Hudok. ...


  8. NC Senate race gets more interesting as Haugh gets rare outside helpRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago |

    ... death penalty and more. It has been quite some time since the so-called Koch brothers have helped out any Libertarian Party branded candidates or parties; however, today North Carolina residents are seeing fun, pro-legalization ads by American ...


  9. October issue of LP News now available onlineRead the original story

    Thursday | Libertarian Party

    The October 2014 edition of LP News is now available in the LP News archive , which contains issues stretching back for more than six years. So, if you haven't seen it yet, be sure to read our coverage of Libertarian Party candidates in the November 2014 election, including several high-profile U.S. Senate and governor races; a new campaign guide for LP candidates; a table showing how Libertarians differ from Republicans and Democrats; coverage of the recent Libertarian National Committee meeting; a look at the drug war and its effects in Ferguson, Mo.; why the United States should get out and stay out of interventionist wars; and much more.


  10. Libertarian Haugh challenges Hagan, TillisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Richmond County Daily Journal

    ... federal level, "there are 142 Libertarians holding elected offices" in the United States, according to the Libertarian Party. "Things have just got to change," Haugh said. "What sets me apart from the others is that I have no part in this ...


  11. Deerin sues Hammond, Secretary of State's OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Post and Courier

    ... many voters like his decision to keep his residence in the Upstate. Deerin has received the backing of the Libertarian Party and of the conservative group Club for Growth because of her platform. She has pledged she'll cut the office's budget, fees ...


  12. Judge Tosses Lawsuit Against IRS By Conservative GroupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Switched

    ... Race: 2008 Democratic presidential primary Outcome: Dropped out of Democratic primary and switched to Libertarian Party on March 25, 2008 Candidate: Vernon Robinson Race: 2004 North Carolina 5th Congressional District, Republican primary Outcome: ...


  13. Astorino gets $5,000 from NRA after NY gov debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Post-Standard

    ... ated two third-party candidates last night, Howie Hawkins of the Green Party and Michael McDermott, of the Libertarian Party. The NY Safe Act, a set of stricter gun laws that Cuomo championed early last year, did not come up.


  14. Rob Astorino: Gov. Cuomo owes Hillary Clinton an apologyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | New York Daily News

    ... event included two minor party candidates--Howie Hawkins of the Green Party, and Michael McDermott of the Libertarian Party. "Let's see if the governor has the guts to do that," he said. "The courage to do that. He has the obligation to the people ...


  15. New York gubernatorial candidates debate, full audioRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | North County Public Radio

    WBFO studios in Buffalo, NY, that was shown on public television and heard on public radio around the state Wednesday night. It is the only debate agreed to by Gov. Andrew Cuomo and his challengers Republican Rob Astorino, Green Party candidate Howie Hawkins, and Libertarian Party candidate Michael McDermott.


  16. WSJ: Polls indicate runoffs in Georgia governor, senate racesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Business Journal

    Runoff elections are likely in the governor's race and in the race for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by retiring Republican Sen. Saxby Chambliss , reports The Wall Street Journal. Candidates in Georgia elections must receive more than 50 percent of the vote on Nov. 4. Recent polls show that could be tough in both races, thanks in part to Libertarian Party candidates, the paper adds.


  17. No fireworks in governor debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Business Journal

    As expected, incumbent New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo was the main target as he faced - for the first time this election season - a trio of challengers in next month's gubernatorial election. The hour-long debate, held at WNED-TV studios Wednesday night, brought together Cuomo, his Republican Party challenger Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino , Green Party candidate Howie Hawkins and Libertarian Party candidate Michael McDermott in a live setting with the Nov. 4 election less than two weeks away.


  18. Candidates for Governor Participate in Only Televised Debate, in BuffaloRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2012 | Your News Now

    ... Day comes and goes for, witness tampering, obstruction of justice," Astorino said. The addition of Libertarian Party candidate Michael McDermott kept things lively, with his unmoored answer about Common Core education standards. On the controversial ...


  19. Governor Debate Recap - Carl Calabrese & Dr Bruce Bryski; Pt IRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2011 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    ... with the year two minor candidates IE. A Howie Hawkins for the Green Party in might be Dermot from the Libertarian Party put out two things he jumped out of mis Esther Reno. Very aggressive especially on the corruption issue. And the other thing was ...


  20. Astorino, Cuomo Trade Jabs In Contentious Gubernatorial DebateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Bronxville Daily Voice

    In their first -- and likely only -- debate of the New York gubernatorial race, Gov. Andrew Cuomo and his Republican challenger, Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino, traded pointed charges in exchanges that were at times heated Wednesday night. The hour-long debate, held at the studios of WNED/WBFO in Buffalo and televised in the Westchester area on WNET, also included Green Party candidate Howie Hawkins and Libertarian Party candidate Michael McDermott.