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Libertarian Party selects Bob Barr as 2008 presidential nominee

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Former Congressman plans to take the White House as Libertarian candidate

Denver - The Libertarian Party has nominated former Congressman Bob Barr as its candidate for president for the 2008 election.

"I'm sure we will emerge here with the strongest ticket in the history of the Libertarian Party," Barr stated in his victory speech shortly after being selected as the Party's nominee. "I want everybody to remember that we only have 163 days to win this election.  We cannot waste one single day."

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Watch the LP Presidential Debate LIVE!

Tonight seven Libertarian presidential-hopefuls debate at the 2008 National Convention. 

Bob Barr, Mike Gravel, George Phillies, Mike Jingozian, Mary Ruwart, Steve Kubby and Wayne Allyn Root all are on stage to discuss why they are the best to represent the Libertarian Party in 2008.  The debate is being moderated by Jim Pinkerton, a respected contributor to the American Conservative magazine.

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Seven candidates qualify for presidential debate

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Half of candidates vying for nomination cross threshold for debate participation at the 2008 Libertarian National Convention

Denver, CO - Half of the candidates vying for the Libertarian Party's nomination for president have qualified to participate in tonight's presidential debate at the 2008 Libertarian National Convention.

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Libertarian National Convention begins this week

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Presidential nominee will be selected May 25

Washington, D.C. - The Libertarian Party will hold its biennial National Convention this week in Denver, where it will select its presidential nominee for the 2008 election.  The convention will be held May 22 through 26. 

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Keep the housing market a free market

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Federal bailouts reward bad decisions at the taxpayers' expense

Washington, D.C. - In a statement issued today by Libertarian Party National Media Coordinator Andrew Davis, the Libertarian Party is urging the President to veto any housing bill sent to his desk that creates bailouts for the housing industry at the taxpayers' expense:

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Executive Director Shane Cory resigns from the Libertarian National Committee

Washington, D.C. - Executive Director Shane Cory has stepped down this week from his staff position with the Libertarian Party.

"I have come to appreciate his talent and professional performance," says Libertarian Party Chairman William Redpath, expressing his thanks for Cory's outstanding service to the LP. "Also, as a personal friend. I wish him well and future success."

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Put farm subsidies out to pasture

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Blocking the farm bill's renewal would put an end to welfare for farmers

WASHINGTON, D.C. - As Congress attempts to put together a farm bill stacked with subsidies and other expensive programs at the taxpayer's expense, the Libertarian Party is calling for the bill to be scrapped completely.

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Sen. Janus McCain

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McCain's policies are two faces looking in opposite directions

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Libertarian Party is questioning how John McCain plans to pay for campaign promises of cutting taxes in a statement released by Libertarian Party Chairman William Redpath:

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Government beefs up as economy flattens out

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Government jobs increase by biggest rate in six years as economy struggles to grow

WASHINGTON, D.C. - As the economy struggles to grow, the Bureau of Labor Statistics is reporting that local, state and federal governments have added a combined 76,800 jobs in the first quarter of 2008, with nearly 18 percent of those jobs at the federal level.  In response to the numbers, the Libertarian Party issued this response by National Media Coordinator Andrew Davis:

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Ration government, not food

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Food rationing in America represents the ultimate failure of government regulation

Washington, D.C. - Food rationing has started for the first time in the United States as food prices soar across the nation.  The Libertarian Party blames government regulation for the worsening economic and food conditions in a statement from the Libertarian Party by Executive Director Shane Cory:
 

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