Barr Reaches 11 Percent in State Poll

While Senators John McCain and Barack Obama spar over their houses and their vice president picks, Libertarian Party presidential nominee Bob Barr picks up steam in several battleground states that will play a key role in determining the outcome of the November election.  "It's hard to ignore the numbers," says Barr, who is polling in double-digits in some states according to a recent Zogby International poll released last week.

Send Iraqi-U.S. Troop Agreement to Congress, Says Bob Barr

“The Bush administration reportedly has reached an agreement to keep U.S. combat troops in Iraq until the end of 2011," says Bob Barr, the Libertarian Party's nominee for president.

McCain and Republican Party Try to Block Barr From Ballot

Bob Barr's presidential campaign has recently learned of an action by the McCain campaign and the Pennsylvania Republican Party to have Barr removed from the state's ballot, this despite McCain's promise in the 2000 election that he would, "never consider, ever consider, allowing a supporter of [his] to challenge [his opponent]'s right to be on the ballot in all 50 states.''

Barr Calls to Sell Off Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

“The American people cannot afford to keep bailing out big businesses, lenders, investment bankers, and brokers who made big mistakes,” says Bob Barr.“With bad financial news continuing to pile up, officials at the Treasury Department and the quasi-government companies Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are talking about a bail-out. We must turn these organizations into true private firms, with no special access to the Treasury,” insists Bob Barr, the Libertarian Party presidential nominee.

Latest Poll: Majority Want Libertarian Bob Barr Included in Presidential Debates

A recently released poll by Zogby International shows that a majority of American voters want Libertarian Party nominee Bob Barr included in the presidential debates.

Barr, currently polling at 6 percent nationally, would need to meet the thresholds established by the Commission on Presidential Debates (CPD), a private corporation run by former chairs of the Republican and Democratic National Committees, and funded by many large corporations.