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LP Candidate Pledges

Libertarians pledge big tax cuts, ending the Fed, and government financial transparency

For Immediate Release | Thursday, September 29, 2016 | Scores of Libertarians running for federal, state, and local office have pledged to fight for big tax cuts, complete government financial transparency, ending the Federal Reserve, and other measures that will force politicians to stop wasting and misusing taxpayer funds. In particular: Federal, state, and local Libertarian […]

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LP Candidate Pledges

Libertarian candidates pledge to advance civil liberties

For Immediate Release | Thursday, September 22, 2016 | Scores of Libertarians running for federal, state, and local office have pledged to advance Americans’ rights to privacy, personal freedoms, justice, and self-defense. Federal Libertarian candidates have pledged to end the government’s mass surveillance of innocent American citizens and to grant clemency and full whistleblower protection […]

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Some Parties

GSA Denies National Security Briefings to Gary Johnson

For Immediate Release | Wednesday, September 21, 2016 | 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 […]

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Libertarian Party: CPD decides to make their first debates irrelevant

For Immediate Release | September 16, 2016 | 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 […]

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LP Letter to GSA

Libertarian Party Requests National Security Briefings for Johnson/Weld

For Immediate Release Attachment: LP Letter to GSA 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 […]

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Libertarian federal candidates pledge to end crony capitalism

For Immediate Release | Thursday, September 8, 2016 | 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: end government bailouts, grants, loans, loan guarantees, and […]

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