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2017 Election Victories Aside, Democrats Won’t Win In 2018 Unless They Ditch Pelosi
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2017 Election Victories Aside, Democrats Won’t Win In 2018 Unless They Ditch Pelosi

Tuesday’s odd-year election results have many Democrats ecstatic and looking forward to 2018. In Virginia, Democratic candidate Ralph Northam trounced to an unexpected landslide victory. Even more shockingly, Democrats may have won back control of the legislature’s lower house. The Democrats have some reasons for optimism Democrats have good reasons […]

The Commission on Presidential Debates Has Decided To Stop Publishing Its Sponsors
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The Commission on Presidential Debates Has Decided To Stop Publishing Its Sponsors

With each passing year, the Commission on Presidential Debates is showing itself to be more of a secretive and private organization, and less of a quasi-official public-spirited entity. It is no longer disclosing sponsors, and some board members who demonstrated concerns about the CPD’s practices are no longer publicly listed as board […]

Most States Let Third Parties on the Stage, Unlike the Commission on Presidential Debates
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Most States Let Third Parties on the Stage, Unlike the Commission on Presidential Debates

On October 26, Gov. Gary Johnson will speaking on the steps of the Supreme Court, urging action to end the unfair and arbitrary exclusion of third-party and independent candidates from the nationally-televised presidential debates. Many are hopeful that 2020 will finally see a more inclusive standard. Debate inclusion isn’t just […]

Gary Johnson: It’s Un-American to Allow GOP and Democrats to Control Presidential Debates
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Gary Johnson: It’s Un-American to Allow GOP and Democrats to Control Presidential Debates

It’s just wrong. Go to the websites of major polling organizations and look at their measurements of “party identification”. You’ll find something interesting: Sometimes the graphs will show two lines: one for Democrats and one for Republicans. But sometimes, they show three lines. Democrats, Republicans, and independents. A funny thing […]

The Libertarian Party Should Run Fewer, Better Candidates And Put Quality Over Quantity
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The Libertarian Party Should Run Fewer, Better Candidates And Put Quality Over Quantity

Members of the Libertarian Party put a lot of energy into scrutinizing their presidential candidates and debating their alleged deviations from the party’s platform and strict small-government ideology. There is not nearly as much attention to picking the hundreds of candidates for lower offices that the nation’s third-largest party runs […]