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Libertarians urge “no” vote on $1.9 trillion Waxman-Markey tax hike

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Pelosi hopes to rush tax hike to a vote this week

WASHINGTON – America’s third largest party urged the U.S. House Tuesday to defeat plans for a $1.9 trillion energy tax hike over eight years.  House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is attempting to rush H.R. 2454, the Waxman-Markey energy tax bill, to a vote this week.

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Libertarian Party Candidate Endorsements

While Libertarian Party Presidential Nominee Bob Barr continues to dominate the media as the leading alternative to Senators Barack Obama and John McCain, other Libertarian candidates across the nation have been getting the nod from local and state media outlets.  The following are endorsements and positive mentions of Libertarians running for public office.

Gary Johnson Balanced Rebellion ad viewed over 10.3 million times online

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AdWeek.com describes a new ad released on August 29:

"Funded by Alternative PAC, a Johnson supporter, the five-minute video promotes a movement called Balanced Rebellion, which...aims to match voters one-to-one with others who are disappointed in the major-party choices for leader of the free world..."

"[The] political ad starring 'Dead Abe Lincoln' [tells] voters they 'just got screwed' by the two-party system.

Politico: Libertarian candidate Johnson focuses on battleground states in ad blitz

ImageFrom Politico on August 26:

"Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson’s campaign is spending nearly $1 million on advertising in four battleground states, plus Oregon, Utah and his home state of New Mexico, as part of a new advertising blitz.

Dallas Voice: Libertarian challenging Sessions for Congress

Ed Rankin
Ed Rankin

From the Dallas Voice on August 26:

"Ed Rankin has run for Congress before, but this year, he believes, some 'interesting dynamics are lining up' that give him a better shot at winning a seat in Congress.

Ed Wright

Guthrie County Hospital Trustee,

Election Date: November 8, 2016


Shad Neiss

Monroe County State's Attorney,

Election Date: November 8, 2016


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Open Letter to IAVA from LNC Chair

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Dear Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America,

Perhaps you can provide details about why you've chosen to exclude from your forum only one of the three candidates for President who will be on every American's ballot. I didn't see those details in any of your announcements.

The Libertarian Party candidate, Gary Johnson, is very popular with veterans and it is shameful for your organization to seemingly randomly deny the veterans you purport to serve the opportunity to hear from all of their choices for Commander-in-Chief.

Johnson and Weld on the ballot in Virginia

ImagePresidential and vice presidential candidates Gary Johnson and Bill Weld are now on the ballot in 46 states, as the Virginia Board of Elections confirmed the validity of their petitions on August 26.

LP on the ballot in Iowa

ImagePresidential and vice presidential candidates Gary Johnson and Bill Weld will be on the ballot in Iowa, as the Secretary of State confirmed their nomination petitions on August 26.

In addition to Governors Johnson and Weld, the Iowa LP will have 22 candidates appearing on the general election ballot.

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