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Breitbart: Green/Libertarian lawsuit against CPD could alter election

Jason Scheuer of conservative website Breitbart writes that the antitrust lawsuit filed by the Green and Libertarian parties and their 2012 presidential nominees against the Commission on Presidential Debates “may turn out to be the most important event of the 2016 presidential election.” “If successful,” he writes, “it will permanently expand the number of candidates […]

Breitbart: Green/Libertarian lawsuit against CPD could alter election

Jason Scheuer of conservative website Breitbart writes that the antitrust lawsuit filed by the Green and Libertarian parties and their 2012 presidential nominees against the Commission on Presidential Debates “may turn out to be the most important event of the 2016 presidential election.” “If successful,” he writes, “it will permanently expand the number of candidates […]

Romney attorneys respond to Green, Libertarian debate lawsuit

The National Law Journal reports that attorneys for 2012 Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney have filed papers seeking dismissal of a federal lawsuit brought by the Green Party and Libertarian Party over their nominees’ exclusion from the presidential and vice presidential debates that year. The lawsuit, which also names the Commission on Presidential Debates, Barack […]

Washington Post covers Green/Libertarian antitrust suit against CPD

David Weigel of The Washington Post reports on the antitrust suit against the Commission on Presidential Debates filed by the Green Party, the Libertarian Party, and their 2012 presidential nominees Jill Stein and Gary Johnson. The legal complaint “argues that a ‘cognizable political campaign market’ is being corrupted by the commission’s rules,” which bars any […]

Stein appears on RT America, KPFK Radio

Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein appeared on RT America Thursday to discuss her effort to be included in the Commission on Presidential Debates general election debates next fall. The six-minute segment is below. Stein also appeared on KPFK Radio’s Sojourner Truth with Margaret Prescod for a 17-minute interview. (The segment begins 38 minutes into […]

Stein campaign creates online Open The Debates petition

Jill Stein’s Green Party presidential campaign has launched an online petition calling on the Commission on Presidential Debates (CPD) to open the 2016 debates to alternative party candidates. The campaign notes that “50% of Americans do not identify as either Democrat or Republican,” and the CPD “is actually a private organization run by the Democratic […]

Green Party, Stein, others to file suit against Commission on Presidential Debates

The Green Party, presidential candidate Jill Stein, the Libertarian Party, and others will file suit in U.S. District Court in Washington on September 29 alleging “that the Commission on Presidential Debates is in violation of the venerable old anti-trust laws, the Sherman Act and the Clayton Act,” Ballot Access News reports. The lawsuit, expected to […]

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