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The Washington Times
Bernie Sanders launches a new ‘Revolution’history of the Democratic Party becomes law,” vows the Vermont independent, who
Bernie Sanders launches a new ‘Revolution’
The Washington Times / Posted 42 minutes ago
history of the Democratic Party becomes law,” vows the Vermont independent, who is indeed fundraising for the new cause. LIBERTARIANS WOO THE SANDERS CROWD Just in case the aforementioned Sen. Bernard Sanders fails to rally his ferocious fans... Read more
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The Hindu
Trump tops polls but that doesn’t count, yetfound the Republican nominee leading Clinton by five points, 44% to 39% in a fo
Trump tops polls but that doesn’t count, yet
The Hindu / Posted 8 hours ago
found the Republican nominee leading Clinton by five points, 44% to 39% in a four-way race (including candidates from the Libertarian and Green parties) and by three points, 48% to 45%, in a two-way competition. This news has generated surprise... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Could a third party run actually work in 2016?1968. He lost handily to Republican Richard Nixon, only getting about 10 millio
Could a third party run actually work in 2016?
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted yesterday
1968. He lost handily to Republican Richard Nixon, only getting about 10 million popular votes and 46 electoral votes. But Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson and his supporters seem to believe that disaffected voters from both the Republicans and... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Clinton and Sanders: Newfound allies as Democrats divideCleveland. The Republicans had faced an angry rules showdown and a chorus of bo
Clinton and Sanders: Newfound allies as Democrats divide
The Record Searchlight / Posted yesterday
Cleveland. The Republicans had faced an angry rules showdown and a chorus of boos that filled the Quicken Loans Arena when Texas Sen. Ted Cruz concluded his prime-time speech without endorsing nominee Donald Trump. "Vote your conscience," Cruz had... Read more
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USA Today
Clinton and Sanders: Newfound allies as Democrats divideCleveland. The Republicans had faced an angry rules showdown and a chorus of bo
Clinton and Sanders: Newfound allies as Democrats divide
USA Today / Posted yesterday
Cleveland. The Republicans had faced an angry rules showdown and a chorus of boos that filled the Quicken Loans Arena when Texas Sen. Ted Cruz concluded his prime-time speech without endorsing nominee Donald Trump. "Vote your conscience," Cruz had... Read more
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Quartz
Democratic delegates are more divided than Republicans, but the story isn’t that simpleas the nominee headed into the general election. Even to this day, one-time fav
Democratic delegates are more divided than Republicans, but the story isn’t that simple
Quartz / Posted 2 days ago
as the nominee headed into the general election. Even to this day, one-time favorite Jeb Bush is rumored to be supporting Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson. (Sources close to the former Florida governor have denied this.) But following the... Read more
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Fortune
In Politically Polarized U.S., State Secession Talk Gains SteamGreat Britain’s recent vote to leave the European Union has encouraged secessio
In Politically Polarized U.S., State Secession Talk Gains Steam
Fortune / Posted 2 days ago
Great Britain’s recent vote to leave the European Union has encouraged secessionists in the U.S. – from California and Texas to Vermont – who view their state as distinct from the country as a whole. The secession talk ranges from sardonic social... Read more
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Business Insider
Donald Trump scores post-convention bump in polls, takes lead over Hillary Clintonof error was 3.5 percentage points. But Trump's lead widened in a four-way mat
Donald Trump scores post-convention bump in polls, takes lead over Hillary Clinton
Business Insider / Posted 2 days ago
of error was 3.5 percentage points. But Trump's lead widened in a four-way matchup that included Gary Johnson of the Libertarian Party (with 9% of the vote) and Jill Stein of the Green Party (with 3%) — he came out at 44% to Clinton's... Read more
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CBS News
Did Trump get bump from GOP convention?asked their vote preference but lean toward a candidate - Trump leads by 1 poin
Did Trump get bump from GOP convention?
CBS News / Posted 2 days ago
asked their vote preference but lean toward a candidate - Trump leads by 1 point. The race remains the same when the Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson is added. Most registered voters say they have made up their minds about who to support.... Read more
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Slate
Why Do People Hate Hillary Clinton So Much?became disillusioned with the right due to the Iraq war; he supported Howard De
Why Do People Hate Hillary Clinton So Much?
Slate / Posted 2 days ago
became disillusioned with the right due to the Iraq war; he supported Howard Dean in 2004 and now describes himself as a libertarian-ish liberal. Yet while his politics changed, his aversion to Clinton did not. He actually voted for her in the... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Sorry, Trump GOP, the choice is not 'chicken or fish'contrary to what GOP lockstep luminaries would have you believe, this election
Sorry, Trump GOP, the choice is not 'chicken or fish'
Chicago Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
contrary to what GOP lockstep luminaries would have you believe, this election is not a binary choice. You could vote for Libertarian Gary Johnson, for instance, who is currently polling at 13 percent. Ah! But according to Ryan, that won't work... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Area donors mostly staying away from Trump, Clintonand Clinton in the three local counties. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders has raked
Area donors mostly staying away from Trump, Clinton
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
and Clinton in the three local counties. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders has raked in the most of any candidate: $109,261. And Texas Sen. Ted Cruz has brought in $41,932, almost 10 times more than Trump. What's most interesting about Trump's... Read more
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Tucson Weekly
Meet the Democrats Running for State House in District 9provides abortion care. And that just is impossible to do. And it's also, the S
Meet the Democrats Running for State House in District 9
Tucson Weekly / Posted 4 days ago
provides abortion care. And that just is impossible to do. And it's also, the Supreme Court just recently found that the Texas laws that were touted as trying to make abortion safer for women, but in fact the Supreme Court said that these laws... Read more
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Deseret News
Utah Democrats headed to 'historic' national conventionin 2008 before being elected president. At the Republican National Convention
Utah Democrats headed to 'historic' national convention
Deseret News / Posted 4 days ago
in 2008 before being elected president. At the Republican National Convention last week, Utah's 40 delegates pledged to Texas Sen. Ted Cruz went to Donald Trump under a state party rule that prevented them from supporting a candidate no longer... Read more
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Business Insider
Republicans all seemed united around one thing at the convention, but it wasn't Trumpcountry. "I think it's a real problem," Rick Tyler, veteran Republican operati
Republicans all seemed united around one thing at the convention, but it wasn't Trump
Business Insider / Posted 4 days ago
country. "I think it's a real problem," Rick Tyler, veteran Republican operative and former communications director for Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, told Business Insider. "Slamming Hillary Clinton and pointing out her record is one thing. ... But being... Read more
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The Register
Silicon Valley's contribution to the US Republican Convention: Gaynessother candidate in the Republican primaries before Trump, skipping to the next
Silicon Valley's contribution to the US Republican Convention: Gayness
The Register / Posted 5 days ago
other candidate in the Republican primaries before Trump, skipping to the next after each dropped out. He first supported libertarian Rand Paul. Then former HP head Carly Fiorina. Then Texas senator Ted Cruz. Only when no one but Trump was left... Read more
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Daily Mail
Google searches for '3rd party candidate 2016' spiked by 1,150%searches was 1,150 per cent It reached a peak in the hours after billionaire a
Google searches for '3rd party candidate 2016' spiked by 1,150%
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
searches was 1,150 per cent It reached a peak in the hours after billionaire accepted the nomination Related searches for Libertarian Party nominee Gary Johnson and Green Party candidate Jill Stein also went up And Hillary Clinton is hoping to... Read more
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The Atlantic
Political Card Sharkfor inclusivity, though. In a rare gesture from a political-souvenir company, l
Political Card Shark
The Atlantic / Posted 5 days ago
for inclusivity, though. In a rare gesture from a political-souvenir company, lesser-known candidates from the Green and Libertarian parties are represented, too. “They did a great job with my card. I couldn’t have done it better myself,” says... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
PayPal’s Thiel’s speech shows major shift in GOP on gaysKolbe, an openly gay Arizona congressman, spoke briefly without even mentioning
PayPal’s Thiel’s speech shows major shift in GOP on gays
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 5 days ago
Kolbe, an openly gay Arizona congressman, spoke briefly without even mentioning his sexuality. When he began talking, the Texas delegation took off their cowboy hats and began praying. Thiel also took on the type of social questions that have... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Sen. Ted Cruz's speech hits homeU.S. Sen. Ted Cruz faced more backlash Thursday, including heckling over breakf
Sen. Ted Cruz's speech hits home
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz faced more backlash Thursday, including heckling over breakfast with the Texas delegation, after he refused to endorse Donald Trump for president Wednesday night at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. But not everyone... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
'I Am Proud To Be Gay,' Tech Investor Peter Thiel Tells GOP ConventionFacebook; a Stanford-educated billionaire who pays students to drop out of coll
'I Am Proud To Be Gay,' Tech Investor Peter Thiel Tells GOP Convention
KPBS San Diego / Posted 5 days ago
Facebook; a Stanford-educated billionaire who pays students to drop out of college and do entrepreneurial work; a staunch libertarian who poured millions into Ron Paul's 2012 presidential bid. This campaign season, as the New York Timesputs it,... Read more
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Brisbane Times
RNC: Donald Trump, with no Republican clothes, is emperor of all he surveys2016 GOP presidential nomination, then an extraordinary challenge to Republican
RNC: Donald Trump, with no Republican clothes, is emperor of all he surveys
Brisbane Times / Posted 5 days ago
2016 GOP presidential nomination, then an extraordinary challenge to Republicans by Ted Cruz on Wednesday evening cast the Texas senator as the child who cries out in Hans Christian Andersen's The Emperor's New Clothes: "But he isn't wearing... Read more
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The Hill
Tech investor Thiel to GOP convention: Bathroom bills are a ‘distraction’Silicon Valley’s most outspoken conservatives. He has donated to both insurgent
Tech investor Thiel to GOP convention: Bathroom bills are a ‘distraction’
The Hill / Posted 5 days ago
Silicon Valley’s most outspoken conservatives. He has donated to both insurgent politicians, like former Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas), and establishment candidates. He has also backed a project to establish a libertarian society at sea and is funding a... Read more
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WA Today
RNC: Donald Trump, with no Republican clothes, is emperor of all he surveys2016 GOP presidential nomination, then an extraordinary challenge to Republican
RNC: Donald Trump, with no Republican clothes, is emperor of all he surveys
WA Today / Posted 5 days ago
2016 GOP presidential nomination, then an extraordinary challenge to Republicans by Ted Cruz on Wednesday evening cast the Texas senator as the child who cries out in Hans Christian Andersen's The Emperor's New Clothes: "But he isn't wearing... Read more
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The Age
RNC: Donald Trump, with no Republican clothes, is emperor of all he surveys2016 GOP presidential nomination, then an extraordinary challenge to Republican
RNC: Donald Trump, with no Republican clothes, is emperor of all he surveys
The Age / Posted 5 days ago
2016 GOP presidential nomination, then an extraordinary challenge to Republicans by Ted Cruz on Wednesday evening cast the Texas senator as the child who cries out in Hans Christian Andersen's The Emperor's New Clothes: "But he isn't wearing... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
RNC: Donald Trump, with no Republican clothes, is emperor of all he surveys2016 GOP presidential nomination, then an extraordinary challenge to Republican
RNC: Donald Trump, with no Republican clothes, is emperor of all he surveys
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 5 days ago
2016 GOP presidential nomination, then an extraordinary challenge to Republicans by Ted Cruz on Wednesday evening cast the Texas senator as the child who cries out in Hans Christian Andersen's The Emperor's New Clothes: "But he isn't wearing... Read more
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Canberra Times
RNC: Donald Trump, with no Republican clothes, is emperor of all he surveys2016 GOP presidential nomination, then an extraordinary challenge to Republican
RNC: Donald Trump, with no Republican clothes, is emperor of all he surveys
Canberra Times / Posted 5 days ago
2016 GOP presidential nomination, then an extraordinary challenge to Republicans by Ted Cruz on Wednesday evening cast the Texas senator as the child who cries out in Hans Christian Andersen's The Emperor's New Clothes: "But he isn't wearing... Read more
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Fortune
Young Republicans Want the GOP to Back Off Social Issuespresident Lynne Trump, who used the more progressive phrase “LGBTQ.” Many also
Young Republicans Want the GOP to Back Off Social Issues
Fortune / Posted 6 days ago
president Lynne Trump, who used the more progressive phrase “LGBTQ.” Many also said they wanted the party to go in a more libertarian direction, which they said included relaxing on other social issues, like abortion and marijuana... Read more
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Santa Rosa Press Gazette
HART: Melania unnecessarily maligned; open hunting season on copscountries' checks to the Clinton Foundation must have bounced. ●The water wars
HART: Melania unnecessarily maligned; open hunting season on cops
Santa Rosa Press Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
countries' checks to the Clinton Foundation must have bounced. ●The water wars continue in drought-stricken California. Texas, which has plenty of rivers to provide desperately needed water to Southern California via a proposed pipeline, has... Read more
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Daily Mail
Meet Donald Trump's most contradictory endorserThe VERY contradictory PayPal billionaire who will endorse Trump: Gay libertari
Meet Donald Trump's most contradictory endorser
Daily Mail / Posted 6 days ago
The VERY contradictory PayPal billionaire who will endorse Trump: Gay libertarian who funded Hulk Hogan libel case and (who doesn't believe in democracy) PayPal founder Peter Thiel is one of Silicon Valley's most complicated figures and will be one... Read more
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CBS News
5 things to know about Peter ThielAt the gathering held in Philadelphia in 2000, then-Rep. Jim Kolbe of Arizona b
5 things to know about Peter Thiel
CBS News / Posted 6 days ago
At the gathering held in Philadelphia in 2000, then-Rep. Jim Kolbe of Arizona bypassed any talk of his sexuality, but some Texas delegates still stood up and bowed their heads in prayer while Kolbe delivered brief remarks about trade. 2. He's a... Read more
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NBC News
Peter Thiel to Speak at GOP Convention. But Why?In any other election, the idea of an openly gay, avowed libertarian member of
Peter Thiel to Speak at GOP Convention. But Why?
NBC News / Posted 6 days ago
In any other election, the idea of an openly gay, avowed libertarian member of Silicon Valley's elite addressing the Republican National Convention on the same night as the nominee would seem unconventional. At this point, however, it's well... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Texas Republicans divided over Cruz’s snub of TrumpBy Federico Martinez, Federico.Martinez@gosanangelo.com @Federico_ SAST Texas
Texas Republicans divided over Cruz’s snub of Trump
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 6 days ago
By Federico Martinez, Federico.Martinez@gosanangelo.com @Federico_ SAST Texas delegates this morning remained divided, with some expressing outrage and others supportive of Sen. Ted Cruz's refusal to endorse party presidential nominee Donald Trump... Read more
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Ball State Daily News
LGBT Republican National Convention attendees share their view on Trump, Penceare coming in with refugees. Pamela Geller — who sponsored the "draw the proph
LGBT Republican National Convention attendees share their view on Trump, Pence
Ball State Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
are coming in with refugees. Pamela Geller — who sponsored the "draw the prophet Mohammad" cartoon contest in Garland, Texas, last year where two men inspired by ISIS fired shots at the entrance of the Curtis Culwell Center — was the second... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Libertarian Gary Johnson says he backs California pot legalizationLibertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson said late Wednesday that he sup
Libertarian Gary Johnson says he backs California pot legalization
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 6 days ago
Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson said late Wednesday that he supports the initiative on California’s fall ballot to legalize recreational marijuana. “Why do I support it?” Johnson, a longtime backer of decriminalizing marijuana, asked... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
GOP insiders sat the RNC out. Now millennials are taking over.to organize and mobilize for Trump. A McClatchy-Marist poll earlier this month
GOP insiders sat the RNC out. Now millennials are taking over.
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 7 days ago
to organize and mobilize for Trump. A McClatchy-Marist poll earlier this month showed that in a four-way race, including Libertarian Gary Johnson and the Green Party’s Jill Stein, Trump had 22 percent among those aged 18-29 and 27 percent among... Read more
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Salon.com
Inside Milo’s “gays for Trump,” virulently anti-Islam party at the RNCso-called “alt-right,” a far-right movement that supports liberal social polici
Inside Milo’s “gays for Trump,” virulently anti-Islam party at the RNC
Salon.com / Posted 7 days ago
so-called “alt-right,” a far-right movement that supports liberal social policies and portrays itself in certain ways as libertarian, but harbors some extreme right-wing, fascistic views. A large yellow Gadsden flag reading “Don’t tread on me,”... Read more
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Raw Story
The far-right’s 50-year project to transform American values with a clandestine ‘counterrevolution’like a liberal? The rightward political shift is no accident. Since the end of
The far-right’s 50-year project to transform American values with a clandestine ‘counterrevolution’
Raw Story / Posted 7 days ago
like a liberal? The rightward political shift is no accident. Since the end of World War II, far-right conservatives and libertarians have patiently laid the groundwork for a national climate receptive to their ideals of weak government and a... Read more
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Finance and Commerce
Kashkari bucks Fed communication normsfind a new solution for dealing with large banks has been lauded by Democratic
Kashkari bucks Fed communication norms
Finance and Commerce / Posted 8 days ago
find a new solution for dealing with large banks has been lauded by Democratic Sen. Bernie Sanders and a policy wonk at the libertarian Cato Institute alike, he’s been criticized for appearing on the scene with his own proposals to fix problems the... Read more
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Orange County Register
Summarizing news stories I didn't get to write aboutcountries' checks to the Clinton Foundation must have bounced. • The water war
Summarizing news stories I didn't get to write about
Orange County Register / Posted 8 days ago
countries' checks to the Clinton Foundation must have bounced. • The water wars continue in drought-stricken California. Texas, which has plenty of rivers to provide desperately needed water to Southern California via a proposed pipeline, has... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Texas House Speaker Joe Straus won't say if he supports Donald TrumpCLEVELAND -- Texas House Speaker Joe Straus won't say if he's endorsing Donald
Texas House Speaker Joe Straus won't say if he supports Donald Trump
Dallas Morning News / Posted 8 days ago
CLEVELAND -- Texas House Speaker Joe Straus won't say if he's endorsing Donald Trump for president. On Tuesday, Straus ended an interview with a reporter and walked away after ducking questions about whether he supports Trump. Straus only would say... Read more
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The Atlantic
Why Donald Trump Poses a Threat to Conservative Criminal-Justice Reforma monthly seminar that steps outside the usual perimeters to bring together not
Why Donald Trump Poses a Threat to Conservative Criminal-Justice Reform
The Atlantic / Posted 8 days ago
a monthly seminar that steps outside the usual perimeters to bring together not only conservatives and liberals—but also libertarians and socialists—for discussions that are simultaneously unusually frank and unusually practical. I’ve been an... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Election spending may be minimalan active campaign or not. This November, only six incumbents and one Republic
Election spending may be minimal
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 8 days ago
an active campaign or not. This November, only six incumbents and one Republican newcomer drew opponents from either the Libertarian or Democratic parties in their race for county or statewide office. U.S. Rep. Michael Burgess, R-Pilot Point,... Read more
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The Washington Times
Book burners and gun bannersin part, means tolerating the speech of others that you disagree with. It is pa
Book burners and gun banners
The Washington Times / Posted 8 days ago
in part, means tolerating the speech of others that you disagree with. It is particularly disheartening to see even some libertarian organizations buckle under to political correctness and the speech police owing to the fear of being sued by... Read more
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Boston Globe
July 18, 2016Beacon Hill. And former Massachusetts GOP governor William F. Weld was in the m
July 18, 2016
Boston Globe / Posted 9 days ago
Beacon Hill. And former Massachusetts GOP governor William F. Weld was in the midst of a campaign for vice president — as a Libertarian. Republican elected officials from several states are avoiding the Donald Trump show this week. But there is,... Read more
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The Washington Times
The GOP’s grumpy old menwhen? We have two presidential choices come November and Mr. Bush isn’t one of
The GOP’s grumpy old men
The Washington Times / Posted 9 days ago
when? We have two presidential choices come November and Mr. Bush isn’t one of them. He says he may write in a name or vote Libertarian, but both are as good as voting for Mrs. Clinton. Mr. Trump does need the support of his base — the... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Who would be better at handling America’s race relations?- JULY 11: An American flag sits by the scene of Thursday evenings shooting in
Who would be better at handling America’s race relations?
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 9 days ago
- JULY 11: An American flag sits by the scene of Thursday evenings shooting in downtown Dallas on July 11, 2016 in Dallas, Texas. Most of Dallas got back to work on Monday following an emotional and stressed filled weekend. Five police officers... Read more
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The New Yorker
The Libertarians’ Secret WeaponNot long ago, Gary Johnson, the Libertarian Party’s 2016 Presidential candidate
The Libertarians’ Secret Weapon
The New Yorker / Posted 9 days ago
Not long ago, Gary Johnson, the Libertarian Party’s 2016 Presidential candidate, put a halt to his considerable consumption of marijuana. “The last time I indulged is about two months ago, with some edibles,” Johnson told me in late June, in the... Read more
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Fortune
Everything You Need to Know About the Republican National Conventionthe House Newt Gingrich will also address the convention on Wednesday. The most
Everything You Need to Know About the Republican National Convention
Fortune / Posted 10 days ago
the House Newt Gingrich will also address the convention on Wednesday. The most fascinating speech, though, may come from Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, who came in second in the Republican nominating process. Cruz hasn’t formally endorsed Trump, and the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Trump's a hair ahead of Hillary in Los Angeles Times tracking pollpercent margin of error. And finally, in Iowa, a state Clinton narrowly won in
Trump's a hair ahead of Hillary in Los Angeles Times tracking poll
Daily Mail / Posted 10 days ago
percent margin of error. And finally, in Iowa, a state Clinton narrowly won in the Democratic primary and Trump lost to Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, the billionaire is ahead by one point. Trump receives 40 percent of the vote to Clinton's 39 percent... Read more
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