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José Castañeda for Libertarian Party of California Secretary

I've met José Castañeda several times, back when I was more active in libertarian circles. (Not so much since 2009.) José and I both reside in Los Angeles, so our paths crossed in local as well as state and national LP activism.JoséShow More Summary

Controversial Patriot Act ‘Harmful’ to US Security - US Politician

Nicholas Sarwark, politican of the US Libertarian Party, said that the US intelligence program "violates the rights of every American and does not make anyone any safer in the process."

Clinton Foundation Way to Fund Hillary's 2016 Campaign From Overseas

The US Clinton Foundation represents a way for foreign states to financially support the election campaign of the presidential candidate they have close ties with, US Libertarian Party Chairman Nicholas Sarwark told Sputnik on Frida...

Patriot Act Unleashes Internal Surveillance in US - Libertarian Party

The 2001 Patriot Act facilitates the broad surveillance and detainment of US citizens in an attempt to fight terrorism.

Ted Brown for Libertarian Party of California Chair

Pasadena libertarian activist Ted Brown plans to run for chair of the California Libertarian Party at the upcoming state convention in May.Kevin Takenaga, who's been chair since May of 2007, will likely run for yet another term. But after eight years, he's been in there long enough. Show More Summary

US Libertarian Party Urges Media Coverage of Chicago’s 'Black Site'

Cases of physical abuse at an unofficial police interrogation site in Chicago should hit the headlines in US media, Libertarian party Chairman Nicholas Sarwark told Sputnik.

RIP: Chuck Donovan

Chuck Donovan, the Libertarian Party of Georgia’s 2010 nominee for United States Senate, passed away on Wednesday, according to his wife, Claudia: It is with great sadness that I let you know that Chuck passed away peacefully Wednesday night surrounded by family. Show More Summary

Scott Shackford: The Outback Libertarian

6 months agoNews : Reason

In September, David Leyonhjelm was elected to the Australian senate as a member of the Liberal Democratic Party, a libertarian party founded in 2001. In August, reason's Scott Shackford spoke with Leyonhjelm about compulsory voting, the campaign against him, and why he's able to say things that no other politician can. View this article.

Gary Johnson Supports Private Anti-Discrimination Laws Protecting Gays

6 months agoNews : Reason

Below, watch 2012 Libertarian Party candidate Gary Johnson interviewed briefly by Jeff4Justice, a gentleman who lives in his SUV, interviews celebrities and politicians alike, and advocates both about gay issues and for third-party candidate...Show More Summary

A. Barton Hinkle: Who Really Spoiled Last Week’s Election?

7 months agoNews : Reason

Conventional wisdom maintains hat Libertarian Party candidates tend to seal the most votes from Republicans. But in reality, the opposite is true. As A. Barton Hinkle observes, come election time, Republicans are the ones rying to siphon off libertarian voters with their opportunistic alk about economic freedom. Show More Summary

More Libertarian Party Midterm News

7 months agoNews : Reason

Some local victories, ballot-access guarantees, and some more statewide numbers of encouraging size, from the Libertarian Party's regularly-updated midterm election news page: John Monds, running for the Public Service Commission in Georgia,...Show More Summary

Libertarian Party in Midterms: Not Surprisingly Great, Not Surprisingly Bad

7 months agoNews : Reason

So went the overall assessment of Wes Benedict in a quick interview tonight. Benedict is currently executive director of the L.P.'s National Committee, and in my experience tends to be calm and measured in his assessment of L.P. possibilities,...Show More Summary

Exit Polls for Haugh, Sarvis: Who Did Those Libertarians "Spoil" Their Senate Races For?

7 months agoNews : Reason

So, two Libertarian Party Senate candidates in prominent races beat the spread between their major-party opponents. In North Carolina, Libertarian Sean Haugh got 3.74 percent, with Republican Thom Tillis winning with 49 percent and Democrat...Show More Summary

The Libertarian Party in Governors' Races: Three Spreads Beat (At Least), With One Possible GOP Loss

7 months agoNews : Reason

Gleaned mostly from the Libertarian Party's own updating page of news of note from election night, herewith the governor races in which the L.P. is now breaking 2 percent. (There aren't many.): •Dan Feliciano of Vermont is very much beating the spread at 4.36 percent in a race currently un-called but with Democrat Peter Shumlin with a narrow lead. Show More Summary

Third Parties in Senate Races: Still Not Their Year

7 months agoNews : Reason

Just a quick spotlight on non-Democrat/Republican Senate candidates who have managed to pull substantially more than one percent, so far, using RealClearPolitics' numbers: •For the Libertarian Party, the controversial Sean Haugh of South...Show More Summary

Gary Johnson: "I'll Run in 2016 to Provide Libertarian Option" That Rand Paul Doesn't Offer

7 months agoNews : Reason

Well there's already good news on today's Election Day. The 2012 Libertarian Party candidate for president, former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson, has announced that he's running for the 2016 LP nomination. He directly addressed how his views differ from Sen. Show More Summary

The Libertarian Party in the Midterms: More Important Than Its Candidates

7 months agoNews : Reason

From the hip-and-happening Meet the Press ("these third-party candidates, are going o be making a lot bigger of a difference come November 4th than we hought") to the staid old-fashioned Vice ("these political interlopers smell blood"),...Show More Summary

N.C. Media Yanks Story Suggesting Sen. Hagan’s Family Cashed In on Stimulus

7 months agoNews : Reason

We’ve noted previously that Democratic North Carolina Sen. Kay Hagan has a ough race for re-election against a Republican challenger and a potential Libertarian Party spoiler named Sean Haugh. The National Journal has a lengthy lookShow More Summary

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