Rochester Institute of Technology

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Contact:  Austin Sierra

ags1098@rit.edu

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Saint Louis University

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Contact:  Satvik Vasireddy

vasireddys@slu.edu

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College/University

San Antonio Libertarians interviewed on CBS-TV affiliate

ImageSeveral members of the San Antonio, Texas Libertarian Party were briefly interviewed on KENS channel 5, the CBS affiliate in San Antonio, on August 11.

Those interviewed were County Chair Gil Robinson and County Commissioners Court Candidate Jason Pipoly, as well as three other local members, Cassie Villela, Arthur Thomas and Laura Valle.

Politico: Clinton-Trump debate sites plan for a third podium

ImageFrom Politico on August 9:

The venues that will host the presidential debates are drawing up plans for a three-person forum that would provide a lectern for a third-party candidate to stand on stage next to Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.

Press Release

For Immediate Release

Libertarian Party Chair Rebukes Obama Administration, DEA

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DEA refuses to re-classify marijuana from a schedule 1 to a schedule 2 substance

Alexandria - Libertarian National Committee Chair Nicholas Sarwark today rebuked the Obama Administration and the DEA for the decision not to reclassify marijuana as a schedule 2 substance in spite of overwhelming pressure and widespread requests to do so. Sarwark has issued this statement:

“The American people overwhelmingly support a reclassification of this substance that is actually proven effective in combating multiple medical disorders as well as being safer than alcohol, tobacco, and most prescription painkillers. 

Former NJ state treasurer supporting Gary Johnson and Bill Weld

Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff
Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff

Former New Jersey state treasurer Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff​ announced on August 9 that he is supporting the Libertarian Party presidential and vice presidential nominees, Gary Johnson and William Weld, this November.

Dick Morris: Gary Johnson Could Make Debates, Be Major Factor in Race

ImageFrom Newsmax on August 3:

“To qualify for inclusion in the fall presidential debates, a candidate needs at least 15 percent in the national polls.

“Libertarian Gary Johnson is now at 7.4 percent in the RealClearPolitics.com average of recent polls, up from 4.5 percent June 13.

“As popular discontent with both of the major party candidates spreads, the chances that Johnson will reach the threshold obviously increase.

Minnesota Public Radio: Libertarians in the limelight

MPRnews logoLibertarian National Committee chair Nicholas Sarwark was interviewed on Minnesota Public Radio on August 9.

Click here to listen to the interview.

Hiring Libertarian packaging interns

The Libertarian National Committee is seeking to hire an intern or two for the Fall semester, but preferably someone who can start working right away.

Huffington Post: American Military Personnel Looking In Libertarian Direction For The Election

ImageFrom Doug Bandow in the Huffington Post on August 9:

"Newly anointed GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump wasted no time in criticizing the foreign policy legacy of Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton. For decades the GOP has claimed to uniquely represent American military personnel.

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