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  1. California governor: Clinton should be worriedRead the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | The Hill

    ... CNN/ORC poll that found Trump is leading Clinton, 44 percent to 39 percent, in a four-way race including Libertarian Party presidential nominee Gary Johnson California governor: Clinton should be worried Poll: Trump up by 1 point in Georgia Sanders ...

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  2. Utah State Pol Quits GOP, Joins LibertariansRead the original story

    47 min ago | Drudge Retort

    Utah state Sen. Mark Madsen has returned home from the Republican National Convention, where he served as a delegate, and quit the GOP to join the Libertarian Party. "Every decision and inclination I had before was reinforced," Madsen said.

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  3. Froma Harrop: Not a fan of Trump? Then stop trashing ClintonRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Dallas Morning News

    ... candidacy of Gary Johnson. A former Republican governor of New Mexico, Johnson is now running as the Libertarian Party candidate. The admirable Johnson makes no secret of his contempt for Trump, and he's called Clinton a "great public servant." But ...

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  4. NBC poll says no convention bounce for TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Gazette

    ... percent to 46 percent. Those numbers are unchanged from last week. Still, Trump looks a little better when Libertarian Party nominee Gary Johnson and Green Party nominee Jill Stein are added into the mix. In a four-way contest, Trump leads Clinton ...

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  5. Senate candidate plans long-gun carrying rallies at courthousesRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | WYFF-TV Greenville

    A candidate the U.S. Senate says he is organizing "long-gun carrying rallies" in reaction to legislators and the state government. A release from Dr. Bill Bledsoe, who is a Spartanburg veterinarian, describes himself as a "Constitution and Libertarian Party candidate for South Carolina U.S. Senate."

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  6. Utah lawmaker bolts GOP after attending convention: 'I'm...Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Raw Story

    A Utah lawmaker has bolted from the GOP after attending last week's Republican convention in Cleveland and wondering where his party has gone, reports the Salt Lake Tribune . Republican State Sen. Mark Madsen announced he was leaving the party for the Libertarian Party during a press conference on Monday when he also endorsed that party's presidential candidate, Gary Johnson.

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  7. Utah Sen. Madsen on Defecting to the Libertarian Party: The GOP Has Abandoned Jeffersonian PrinciplesRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    And he knew his defection would make the press listen to him discuss the Republican Party's, and American politics', flaws. State Sen. Mark Madsen of Utah held a press conference this afternoon explaining his decision , in his last term as a state Senator to leave the Republican Party for the Libertarian Party.

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  8. Gary Johnson and William Weld on Hillary, Trump, and Why You Should Vote LibertarianRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Reason Magazine

    "The dragon that I'm jousting against this year is this frozen monopoly of the two parties that have frozen a lot of people's thinking in place," says William Weld, former Republican governor of Massachusetts and current Libertarian party vice presidential candidate. "And they think, 'I have to be a right-winger,' or, 'I have to be a left-winger.'

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  9. Drew Carey Hosts Gary Johnson Fundraiser in Los Angeles; Libertarian...Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    On Saturday night, actor Drew Carey hosted a fundraiser for the Libertarian Party ticket of former Republican governors Gary Johnson and William Weld at his Los Angeles "Mediterranean-style villa," as his home was characterized by The Los Angeles Times , which covered the event. The fundraiser pulled in around $100,000 for the campaign, whose June haul was less than $700,000.

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  10. Trump, Bush, Hillary, Barack Wow. This New Gary Johnson Ad Goes All InRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | RedState

    Gov. Gary Johnson is the Libertarian Party candidate for President, and increasingly he is making waves in the race as the ticket gains higher poll numbers than any prior Libertarian bid. He's also receiving more endorsements from Republicans and former Republicans who are fed up with a corrupt party leadership and a nominee who is ... well just incredibly, unrelentingly terrible.

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  11. Trump takes national leadwith 6-point convention bounceRead the original story

    Yesterday | Lucianne.com

    ... In a four-way race, Trump now has 44 percent support, compared to 39 percent for Clinton, 9 percent for Libertarian Party nominee Gary Johnson and 3 percent for Green Party candidate Jill Stein. Forty-six percent view Trump favorably, pollsters ...

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  12. Donald Trump surges to lead after GOP conventionRead the original story

    Yesterday | Washington Times

    ... Gov. Scott Walker during last week's convention. A CNN/ORC poll puts Mr. Trump up 48-45. When the Libertarian Party and Green Party nominees are included, Mr. Trump leads 44-39. And Mr. Trump held a lead of 44-40 over likely Democratic nominee ...

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  13. The Political Desk: Lieutenant GovernorRead the original story

    Yesterday | Grubb Street

    ... but the, so does this blog, so I'm not really going to call him out on that. Paul Addis is from the Libertarian Party, and makes that status a sell-point in that, since he is not a major party, he can work as an impartial 'referee' in the ...

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  14. Libertarian Gary Johnson looks to boost credibility, with a little help from Drew CareyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Los Angeles Times

    Libertarian Party presidential candidate Gary Johnson speaks at a National Press Club Luncheon in Washington on July 7. The email invitation for a Gary Johnson fundraiser hosted by comic Drew Carey called for a "Libertarian comfortable" dress code, which could have been cause for concern. After all, just two months ago, at the Libertarian Party convention, a portly man stripped down to his skivvies and danced onstage for two minutes, with C-SPAN cameras capturing every move.

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  15. What's next for Maine's fledgling Libertarian Party?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Bangor Daily News

    BRUNSWICK, Maine - Almost overnight - Tuesday, July 12, 2016, to be exact - the creation of the Maine Libertarian Party morphed from a months-long slog by a core group of volunteers collecting party registrations to a political shift that is beginning to roll on its own. Chris Lyons, the newly named chairman of the party, said the announcement of official party status that day blew up social media and, anecdotally at least, is causing Mainers to register without being asked.

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  16. Glenn Beck: "I'm probably going to vote for Gary Johnson"Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    GOP delegates from D.C. also switch to the L.P. candidate, but don't believe those Jeb Bush rumors. In a brief interview yesterday with jeff4justice of the No More 2 Party System YouTube channel, the increasingly libertarian political commentator and media impresario Glenn Beck was asked whether he was going to vote for Libertarian Party presidential nominee Gary Johnson.

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  17. Christian Matthews: Libertarian Party provides third optionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | Canon City Daily Record Newspaper

    ... all of the parties and their candidates and vote for someone, not against another. In a broad sense, the Libertarian Party is socially liberal and fiscally conservative, empowering individuals to be in control of their lives, free of government or ...

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  18. Public education, criminal justice reform and more are issues on Phelps' docket | ElectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Bellevue Reporter

    ... his initial political work was for the Democratic Party, the 27-year-old has now become a member of the Libertarian Party and is running for 48th Legislative District House of Representatives, Position 2. He is challenging incumbent Joan McBride who ...

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  19. Tim Kaine's principled defense of constitutional limits on presidential powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | The Washington Post

    ... who cannot stomach Trump, but (for good reason) remain wary of Hillary. Kaine notwithstanding, Libertarian Party candidate Gary Johnson is far preferable to either Trump or Hillary Clinton. He's currently gaining ground in the poll s. But it is ...

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  20. Donald Trump and Ted Cruz's deadly (and unforgiveable) sinRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Fox News

    ... a possible Libertarian Presidential nomination to help save my children's future. I resigned from both the Libertarian Party and my positions on the Libertarian National Committee and as Chairman of the Libertarian National Campaign Committee. Then ...

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