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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 […]

Stein: Romney attorneys trying to get debate lawsuit tossed

Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein said in a campaign email that “lawyers for Mitt Romney are trying to get our lawsuit against the Commission on Presidential Debates (CPD) thrown out. Our lawsuit, supported by both Greens and Libertarians, makes the case that the CPD violates antitrust law by excluding independent candidates, essentially giving the […]

Transcript: Stein interviewed on CNN

Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein appeared on CNN at 8:35 a.m. EST on Saturday, January 16, for an interview with anchor Christi Paul that lasted five minutes. The transcript is below.   CHRISTI PAUL: Let’s talk to Jill Stein. You’re part of the lawsuit you’ve brought against the Commission on Presidential Debates. I’ll get […]

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 […]

Green Salinas to run for Texas railroad commissioner

Green Party activist Martina Salinas will run for Texas railroad commissioner in 2016. The commission regulates the oil and gas industry and other resources in the state. It no longer regulates railroads. Her campaign said, “As a non-politician candidate, Salinas will strive to be the voice for the citizens of Texas, such as the citizens […]

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