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Gary Johnson and Bill Weld on 60 Minutes on CBS Sunday 7:30p ET, 7:00p PT

CBS's 60 Minutes will feature Libertarian for president Gov. Gary Johnson and his running mate, Gov. William Weld "taking on the two-party system with many ideas outside the political mainstream."

The show airs Sunday, Sept. 18 at 7:30 p.m. ET and 7 p.m. PT.

LNC Chair articulates Libertarian Party's standing in American politics on RT TV

Nicholas Sarwark on RT
Nicholas Sarwark on RT

Libertarian National Committee chair Nicholas Sarwark was interviewed on the Russia Today show Fishtank 2016 on September 15.

Libertarian Mark Miller endorsed by Dallas Morning News

Mark Miller
Mark Miller

Mark Miller, the Texas Libertarian Party candidate for the Railroad Commission, was endorsed by the state's second-largest daily newspaper, the Dallas Morning News, on September 15:

In first, New Hampshire Union-Leader endorses Libertarian for president

ImageBreaking with a 100-year streak of endorsing Republicans, the New Hampshire Union-Leader, the state's newspaper of record, endorsed Libertarian Gov. Gary Johnson for president.

From the September 15 the editorial:

"Former New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson is back in New Hampshire today, and we encourage Granite State voters disgusted by the choices they face in this fall’s presidential election to give him a close look.

Quinnipiac Poll: Johnson at 13%

In a Quinnipiac poll released September 14, Libertarian Gov. Gary Johnson polls at 13 percent. The poll puts Democrat Hillary Clinton at 41 percent and Republican Donald Trump at 39 percent.

57 percent of respondents say Gary Johnson should be allowed in the debates while 53 percent say they have no opinion of him. 

“Translation: The public wants to hear more about Libertarian Gary Johnson,” said Libertarian National Committee Chair, Nicholas Sarwark. "They actually want debates to inform and educate."

RT: Clinton’s health not biggest problem of her campaign

ImageLibertarian National Committee vice chair Arvin Vohra was interviewed by Russia Today on September 12:

"Clinton’s physical condition is not the biggest campaign problem. The president needs to stay on one side of issues for some length of time and she hasn’t been able to do that, says former Libertarian candidate for the US Senate Arvin Vohra."

Columbus Dispatch: Open up the presidential debate

ImageFrom the Columbus Dispatch on September 9:

"Given that a majority of Americans dislike the two major-party candidates for president, the Commission on Presidential Debates should open up the first presidential debate to one or more third-party candidates.

Johnson/Weld full page ad to run in the New York Times on Wednesday

Libertarian Party presidential and vice presidential candidates Gary Johnson and Bill Weld will have a full page ad in the New York Times on Wednesday.

Click here to view the ad.Johnson-Weld

Winston-Salem Journal endorses Gary Johnson

ImageFrom the Winston-Salem Journal editorial board on September 11:

"We’ve surprised even ourselves with this endorsement, our first for a Libertarian for president. But the timing has never been better for this particular Libertarian, Gary Johnson of New Mexico. He is everything the presidential candidates for the two major parties are not, thank God.

PJ Media: Libertarian Party Candidates Pledge to End Crony Capitalism

ImageIt's one of the major problems in U.S. politics (and European politics) today: crony capitalism. In the crony capitalist system, business people and government officials have such a close working relationship that they're difficult to distinguish from each other.


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