Thursday, October 29, 2020
The network covers her campaign, the rest ignore the third party candidate
by Jennifer Harper, Washington Times
The Libertarian Party 2020 presidential nominee shares her plan to drive health care costs down
by Marisa Schultz, Fox News
In NKY, Libertarian presidential candidate Jo Jorgensen draws former Trump supporters. 'To say I'm unimpressed is a slight understatement'
COVINGTON, Ky. — It's been 167 years since someone who wasn't a Republican or Democrat occupied the White House as president.
Jo Jorgensen isn't likely to be the next Millard Fillmore, a member of the Whig Party who served as president from 1850-1853. But Jorgensen does appear on the ballots of all 50 states as the Libertarian candidate for president.
Her long odds didn't deter the 100 or so people who gathered Sunday afternoon beneath the clocktower of Goebel Park in this Northern Kentucky city across the Ohio River from Cincinnati to cheer on their choice for the next president.
Many in the crowd told The Enquirer they voted for President Donald Trump in 2016 but won't this year.
That included three Northern Kentucky residents who carried their rifles to the rally...
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'What a shame for America’s future,' the party's first female presidential nominee tweeted
by Michael Ruiz, Fox News
Green Party presidential candidate Howie Hawkins says Dems, Republicans not addressing needs of American people
Published by WTOL News Staff
TOLEDO, Ohio — Third parties have a long history in the United States. The Republican Party itself was a third party behind the Democrats and the Whigs in the 1800s. And with so many people taking issue with both of the modern major parties, third parties like the Libertarians and Green party have seen a surge of interest in the last decade.
On Saturday, Libertarian candidate for president, Jo Jorgensen, was in Toledo speaking to and taking questions from a crowd of about one hundred people.
Published by DW.com
Howie Hawkins knows he will not be the next president of the United States. But he is running anyway as the nominee of the US Green Party for a simple reason: He believes neither major political party has real solutions to what ails the country and the planet.
"When we go to fight on climate issues or affordable housing issues or for universal health care," Hawkins told DW, "we're fighting the Democrats as much as the Republicans."