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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.

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Compare and contrast: Gov. Gary Johnson vs. Sec. Hillary Clinton vs. Donald Trump

 Gary Johnson v Hillary Clinton v Donald Trump Click here to compare and contrast the presidential candidates who ar

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Libertarian Party comments on upcoming Presidential Debate

Today, Nicholas Sarwark, Chair of the Libertarian National Committee, is in New York, preparing to attend, in some capacity, the so-called Presidential Debate.
 
A vast majority of Americans (54-76%, depending on the polling firm) want Gov. Gary Johnson in the debates. Americans believe that debates are a critical opportunity to learn about their options, and they expect that these debates should be fair. Sadly, in reality, the Commission on Presidential Debates is anything but fair, and biased as ever towards the Rs and Ds.
 

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Libertarian candidates pledge to advance civil liberties

Scores of Libertarians running for federal, state, and local office have pledged to advance Americans’ rights to privacy, personal freedoms, justice, and self-defense.

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GSA Denies National Security Briefings to Gary Johnson

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Some parties are more equal than others...

Alexandria  -  The General Services Administration (GSA) has denied a request by the Libertarian Party to recognize Governor Gary Johnson as an eligible candidate for president under the Presidential Transition Act, thus denying him appropriate and equal access to security briefings and other relevant services provided for presidential candidates. 

This puts him at a distinct disadvantage during the remainder of the campaign when questions about national security and foreign policy arise. 

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Libertarian Party: CPD decides to make their first debates irrelevant

Libertarian National Committee Chair, Nicholas Sarwark, released this statement today:

In spite of polls showing that 54-76 percent of voters want Libertarian Gov. Gary Johnson included in debates, the Commission on Presidential Debates (CPD) announced that it will not include Johnson in the September 26 debate, nor will it include Gov. William Weld in the October 4 vice presidential debate.

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Libertarian Party Requests National Security Briefings for Johnson/Weld

Alexandria – The Libertarian Party has formally requested that the General Services Administration (GSA) designate the 2016 Libertarian presidential nominees, Governor Gary Johnson and Governor William Weld, as "eligible candidates" under the Presidential Transition Act of 1963 (PTA).

The designation, determined by GSA Administrator Denise Turner Roth, would entitle the Libertarian candidates to receive national security briefings, among other services and facilities.

Under the PTA, candidates may be deemed eligible provided that they:

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Success! Libertarians on ballot in all 50 states, first since 1996

Governors Johnson and Weld

Today in Rhode Island, the last state where Libertarians needed to petition, the Secretary of State website confirms that Libertarians Gov. Gary Johnson and Gov. William Weld will be on the ballot this November, making it official that the ticket will be on all fifty state ballots, plus the District of Columbia.

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Libertarian federal candidates pledge to end crony capitalism

ALEXANDRIA — Libertarian candidates running for U.S. Senate and U.S. House in November have pledged to end crony capitalism. Each of 43 candidates made the following pledge:

If elected, I will sponsor and work diligently to pass legislation to:

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