Campaigning for Libertarians, Ron Paul stumps for Cuccinelli in VA
November 5th, 2013
01:08 AM ET
11 months ago

Campaigning for Libertarians, Ron Paul stumps for Cuccinelli in VA

Richmond, Virginia (CNN) - Hours before the polls open in Virginia, Republican gubernatorial candidate Ken Cuccinelli enlisted Libertarian hero and former Texas Congressman Ron Paul to speak at a campaign rally in Richmond in a final effort to unite the base.

Supporters who turned out for the late evening event at the Richmond Convention Center embraced a message that focused on Libertarian themes.

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Filed under: Ken Cuccinelli • Libertarian Party • Ron Paul • Terry McAuliffe • Virginia
October 26th, 2012
03:16 PM ET
2 years ago

Johnson: Libertarianism is 'fast growing segment'

(CNN) - Libertarian presidential nominee Gary Johnson weighed in Friday on his potential impact on the 2012 presidential race during an interview with CNN's "Newsroom."

"Where are the majority of Americans being represented by either of these two (parties). And I'll just tell you from my viewpoint, what I'm representing is the fastest growing segment of American politics today. The whole Libertarian movement," he said. "We'll see what happens on Election Day."


Filed under: 2012 • Gary Johnson • Libertarian Party
The other candidates, the other debate
Jill Stein (Green Party) and Gary Johnson (Libertarian Party) are among the third party presidential candidates debating tonight.
October 23rd, 2012
11:22 AM ET
2 years ago

The other candidates, the other debate

(CNN) – On Tuesday night presidential candidates will lock horns in a debate in Chicago. The participants are not Republican or Democrat. They're third party candidates.

At tonight's debate: Jill Stein (Green Party), Gary Johnson (Libertarian Party), Virgil Goode (Constitution Party) and Rocky Anderson (Justice Party), all of whom have received little attention during this election. They're working to change that by pushing a message that focuses on issues that they believe are being ignored by Democrats and Republicans.

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Filed under: 2012 • Gary Johnson • Libertarian Party • Presidential Debates
Johnson to run as Libertarian Party candidate
December 20th, 2011
08:44 PM ET
3 years ago

Johnson to run as Libertarian Party candidate

(CNN) – Former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson told supporters he will seek the Libertarian Party presidential nomination, a campaign source confirmed to CNN on Tuesday.

Johnson has been running for president on the Republican ticket since April but has struggled to break above the low single digits in poll numbers.
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Filed under: 2012 • Gary Johnson • Libertarian Party • New Mexico
September 24th, 2010
05:14 PM ET
4 years ago

Libertarian leader: Republicans should apologize, not pledge

(CNN) - One day after Republican leaders unveiled their legislative agenda-dubbed "Pledge to America" - a top voice in the Libertarian Party said it is erroneously titled; instead, he says, it should be called "Apology to America."

The 21-page pledge was revealed Thursday and represents the Republican Party's proposed legislative agenda should they re-take control of Congress in November's midterm elections. It includes promises to slash taxes, reduce the size of government and reverse President Obama's health care reforms.

Libertarian Party executive director Wes Benedict ripped into the document and its Republican authors on Friday, saying in a statement "there are so many lies, distortions, hypocrisies, and idiocy in this document that it's hard to know where to start."

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Filed under: John Boehner • Libertarian Party