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  1. How Bernie Sanders Points the Way for New York's Outsider CandidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The New York Observer

    One afternoon in 1980, a gadfly candidate named Bernie Sanders and his roommate Richard Sugarman, an adjunct professor of religion at the University of Vermont, went to the Burlington city hall to look over the results from Mr. Sanders' most recent election: his 1976 run for governor. It was a position he had sought before in 1972, in between two successive unsuccessful attempts at the U.S. Senate, each time running on the Liberty Union Party line and its broad socialist-pacifist platform.


  2. Ralph NaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | KPFA-FM Berkeley

    We're joined live by Ralph Nader political activist, author, lecturer, and attorney. Nader is a five-time candidate for President of the United States, having run as a write-in candidate in the 1992 New Hampshire Democratic primary, as the Green Party nominee in 1996 and 2000, and as an independent candidate in 2004 and 2008.


  3. Socialists slamming SandersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Clarks Hometown News Patriot

    The left wing alternative to the establishment candidate for president is not being spared an onslaught of criticism from those Americans who agree with his most radical policy positions. Bernie Sanders is "the sheepdog candidate for Hillary Clinton" according to left wing commentators who claim the Vermont Senator's presidential campaign is intended to herd "the disaffected left back into the Democratic fold one more time."


  4. Sacred Land Film Project Premieres Sunday on PBSRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | OpEdNews

    This Sunday, May 17 at 9 pm ET, the PBS World Channel will begin its national broadcast of Standing on Sacred Ground , starting with "Pilgrims and Tourists." The next three episodes will run weekly on Sundays at 9 pm with "Profit and Loss" on May 24, "Fire and Ice" on May 31, and "Islands of Sanctuary" on June 14. This is a national broadcast, but local stations are showing the three films at different times.


  5. Making Room for a Third Party in U.S. ElectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | US News & World Report

    Just months after last fall's midterm elections, Pew Research Center found that approval ratings for both Democrats and Republicans sank below 35 percent , while at the same time nearly 40 percent of the electorate identified as a political independent - a record high. A post-election Gallup poll, meanwhile, found a record-high 60 percent of their respondents want a third major political party to choose from at the ballot box.


  6. Important Google Hangout May 13 on Presidential Debate LawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Libertarian Party

    In 2012, four candidates for U.S. President qualified for enough states' ballots to potentially achieve a majority in the Electoral College. Only four.


  7. Well, that was short-livedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 3 | Daily Kos

    So I'm back for a minute and I'm at a point now where I'm thinking: Do whatever the hell you want to do with regard to financial support and voting. I'm done trying to appeal to anyone's common sense using election history and statistics or that pesky thing known as Reality.


  8. Jim Webb, the Green Party and the Future of the LeftRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Counterpunch

    Hillary Clinton is supposed to be a liberal and of course the liberal establishment is backing her. But a lot of rank-and-file democrats seem no hope in the former First Lady that's why the "Draft Warren" effort had been popular even the Massachusetts Senator doesn't seem interesting in run.


  9. Jerry Brown for Hillary's VP? Willie Brown Thinks SoRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 |

    Former First Lady, Senator and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton announced her 2016 presidential candidacy just over one week ago, and as the likely frontrunner for the Democratic ticket so far, speculation as to whom she might select as her vice presidential running mate has been on the rise. Former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown, Jr. has suggested California's longest-serving Governor, Jerry Brown-a potential candidate in his own right, according to NBC News's Chuck Todd, host of Meet the Press .


  10. Green Partya s Jill Stein Seeks Support for 2016 Presidential CampaignRead the original story

    Mar 29, 2015 | The Daily Campus

    The Green Party's 2012 presidential nominee, Dr. Jill Stein, spoke at Portland Waverly Senior Center in Portland, Connecticut, to discuss "the Green Party's views on a permanent war status" and a "'Green New Deal' to create thousands of jobs and help the environment." Stein recently announced her intention to form an Exploratory Committee to seek support for a presidential campaign in 2016, according to a Green Party press release.


  11. Presidential debates should include 3-party candidatesRead the original story

    Mar 24, 2015 | West Hawaii Today

    Most Americans want a third party, which probably explains why leaders of the Democratic and Republican parties have conspired for the past three decades to exclude third-party candidates from the presidential debates. Never mind how unlikely a third- party victory may be, they say.


  12. Suspend Water-Protection Rules So Mining Can Thrive, Lawmaker SaysRead the original story

    Mar 3, 2015 | Water Online

    Water regulations need to be peeled back in order to safeguard the mining industry in Minnesota, according to a state lawmaker. Rep. Carly Melin, D-Hibbing, has introduced legislation that would suspend rules that limit sulfate in water with rice to 10 milligrams, according to the Duluth News Tribune .


  13. Today's BirthdaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | Albany Times Union

    Ralph Nader joined Howie Hawkins, Green party gubernatorial candidate during a press conference to talk about the Green Party agenda at the Capitol Wednesday afternoon. 10/20/2010.


  14. House panel hears bill on water standardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | TwinCities

    A Minnesota House panel began considering a bill Tuesday to prevent the state for at least two years from enforcing water quality standards designed to protect wild rice, taking up an issue that pits the iron-mining industry against American Indians and environmentalists. A 1973 state law limiting the amount of sulfates discharged into lakes and streams that produce wild rice went largely unenforced until a few years ago.


  15. Arquette calls for women's rights at OscarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2015 | Politico

    At least one winner at Sunday night's Oscars used her speech to speak out on political and social issues, adding to the show's long history of unscripted and unexpected moments. In her acceptance speech for best supporting actress in "Boyhood," Patricia Arquette delivered a forceful message for equal rights and pay for women in the U.S. "To every woman who gave birth, to every taxpayer and citizen of this nation.


  16. Kansas Ballot Access Bill IntroducedRead the original story

    Feb 20, 2015 | Ballot Access News

    Kansas Representative Steven Johnson has introduced HB 2274. It lowers the petition for a newly-qualifying party from 2% of the last gubernatorial vote to 1%.


  17. Ralph Nader Fast FactsRead the original story

    Feb 11, 2015 |

    Nader accuses car makers of putting style ahead of safety in the design of their cars. He focuses specifically on the Chevrolet Corvair.


  18. Jill Stein's Announcement that she is Exploring Seeking the...Read the original story

    Feb 7, 2015 | Ballot Access News

    On February 6, Jill Stein spoke at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., to say she is exploring whether to seek the Green Party presidential nomination. That attracted a good amount of publicity.


  19. Jewish woman mulls second US presidential bidRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2015 | The Times of Israel

    Dr. Jill Stein, an activist and physician specializing in internal medicine, is considering running for the country's top office with the Green Party, the Boston Globe said in a report Friday. Stein previously ran with the left-wing party in 2012 and appeared on the ballot in 36 states, winning 0.36 percent of the national vote, according to the US Federal Elections Committee.


  20. Meet the Woman Trying to Turn the White House GreenRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    Stein was the Green Party's presidential nominee in 2012 and is expected to announce Friday the she's exploring another White House bid in 2016. Prior to making the announcement, Stein sat down exclusively with ABC News/Yahoo! News to explain why she's stepping forward as an alternative to the current field of likely presidential contenders that she characterizes as "corrupt and sold out."