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Huckabee is right: Libertarianism is a threat to Republican hypocrisy

For Immediate Release Thursday, May 29, 2008 Party responds to former GOP presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee’s comments about the “threat” of libertarianism Washington, D.C. – In a recent interview with Huffington Post contributor Will Mari, former GOP presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee called libertarianism “not an American message,” stating libertarianism was a “soulless type of economic […]

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Libertarian Party on track for record year!

For Immediate Release Wednesday, May 28, 2008 With your help, the LP could break all the records! Dear Libertarian, This past weekend, more than 650 Libertarian delegates from across the country came together in Denver, CO to select our ticket for the 2008 presidential race . Through much debate, both on the stage and on […]

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Libertarian Party selects Bob Barr as 2008 presidential nominee

For Immediate Release Sunday, May 25, 2008 Former Congressman plans to take the White House as Libertarian candidate Denver – The Libertarian Party has nominated former Congressman Bob Barr as its candidate for president for the 2008 election. “I’m sure we will emerge here with the strongest ticket in the history of the Libertarian Party,” […]

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Wayne Allyn Root selected as vice presidential candidate

For Immediate Release Sunday, May 25, 2008 Libertarian Party fronts Barr/Root ticket for 2008 Denver – Wayne Allyn Root was selected on Sunday as the 2008 nominee for vice president at the Libertarian National Convention. Root will join former Congressman and Libertarian Party presidential candidate Bob Barr on the Libertarian ticket in Nov. Endorsed by […]

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Seven candidates qualify for presidential debate

For Immediate Release Saturday, May 24, 2008 Half of candidates vying for nomination cross threshold for debate participation at the 2008 Libertarian National Convention Denver, CO – Half of the candidates vying for the Libertarian Party’s nomination for president have qualified to participate in tonight’s presidential debate at the 2008 Libertarian National Convention. Since the […]

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Watch the LP Presidential Debate LIVE!

For Immediate Release Saturday, May 24, 2008 Tonight seven Libertarian presidential-hopefuls debate at the 2008 National Convention. Bob Barr, Mike Gravel, George Phillies, Mike Jingozian, Mary Ruwart, Steve Kubby and Wayne Allyn Root all are on stage to discuss why they are the best to represent the Libertarian Party in 2008. The debate is being […]

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Libertarian National Convention begins this week

For Immediate Release Monday, May 19, 2008 Presidential nominee will be selected May 25 Washington, D.C. – The Libertarian Party will hold its biennial National Convention this week in Denver, where it will select its presidential nominee for the 2008 election. The convention will be held May 22 through 26. “This is going to be […]

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Keep the housing market a free market

For Immediate Release Friday, May 9, 2008 Federal bailouts reward bad decisions at the taxpayers’ expense Washington, D.C. – In a statement issued today by Libertarian Party National Media Coordinator Andrew Davis, the Libertarian Party is urging the President to veto any housing bill sent to his desk that creates bailouts for the housing industry […]

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Executive Director Shane Cory resigns from the Libertarian National Committee

For Immediate Release Saturday, May 3, 2008 Washington, D.C. – Executive Director Shane Cory has stepped down this week from his staff position with the Libertarian Party. “I have come to appreciate his talent and professional performance,” says Libertarian Party Chairman William Redpath, expressing his thanks for Cory’s outstanding service to the LP. “Also, as […]

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Put farm subsidies out to pasture

For Immediate Release Friday, May 2, 2008 Blocking the farm bill’s renewal would put an end to welfare for farmers WASHINGTON, D.C. – As Congress attempts to put together a farm bill stacked with subsidies and other expensive programs at the taxpayer’s expense, the Libertarian Party is calling for the bill to be scrapped completely. […]

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Sen. Janus McCain

For Immediate Release Thursday, May 1, 2008 McCain’s policies are two faces looking in opposite directions WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Libertarian Party is questioning how John McCain plans to pay for campaign promises of cutting taxes in a statement released by Libertarian Party Chairman William Redpath: “McCain is essentially playing the role of Janus, with […]

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Government beefs up as economy flattens out

For Immediate Release Wednesday, April 30, 2008 Government jobs increase by biggest rate in six years as economy struggles to grow WASHINGTON, D.C. – As the economy struggles to grow, the Bureau of Labor Statistics is reporting that local, state and federal governments have added a combined 76,800 jobs in the first quarter of 2008, […]

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