News for Greens

Ron Paul Press Conference Unifies Third Party and Independent Candidates Around Four Key Positions

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[From American Chronicle] Kevin Zeese, September 10, 2008 “… the process of U.S. presidential elections is as Rep. Paul said a “charade, collusion of the two parties and the media” where they “pretend great differences where there is none” and where neither party really “addresses subjects that are majority positions…” Polls Indicate Non-Duopoly Candidates Could Determine Outcome of the Election Ron Paul held what he described as a “very important” press conference on September 10th in Washington, DC. The event brought four third party and independent candidates “together in unity”…read more

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Cynthia McKinney Wins Green Party Presidential Nomination

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Cynthia McKinney won the Green Party of the United States presidential nomination at the July 12 GP-US Convention in Chicago. McKinney, a former Member of Congress from Georgia, received 313 of 532 first round votes to earn nomination by Greens delegates from across the country excited that she will be their standard bearer this year. Hip-hop activist and journalist Rosa Clemente was selected to be the vice-presidential candidate of the Greens. McKinney served six terms representing DeKalb County’s 4th Congressional District before moving to California and becoming a Green. About…read more

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Green Party Presidential Candidate Forum

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The Green Party Presidential Candidate Forum was held tonight in at the Green Party US Annual Meeting/Convention at the Palmer House in Chicago. It was moderated by former Green Party of Illinois candidate for governor, Rich Whitney. The large ballroom was packed with Greens, and interest shown by the large amount of media present. All four candidates for the Green presidential nomination were there. Numerous signs supporting the four candidates were present, including signs promoting Kent Mesplay in 2012. The evening started with a brief speech from long announced VP…read more

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