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Politics: Independent and Other Campaigns

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AP

Former CNN host Lou Dobbs fueled already rampant speculation about his political future Monday, sending the clearest signals yet that he's mulling a bid for president — and leaving third-party political operatives salivating over the possibility of a

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The Hill

Conservative Party candidate Doug Hoffman has "unconceded" in New York's special House election after reports that the vote margin narrowed between him and Rep. Bill Owens (D). Hoffman conceded the race on Election Night after learning he trailed

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The Times Online

In his first speech as U.K. Liberal Democrat Party leader, Nick Clegg promised to end “politics as usual”, and promised to be more aggressive in challenging what he called the cosy consensus of Westminster while promising tax cuts.

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AP

A part-time lobsterman and waterfront activist who's running for the Portland City Council found himself in trouble with the law when he put up campaign signs mounted on lobster traps. On Tuesday, workers removed about eight of the signs and woo

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Times-Leader

After being bumped from the ballot, Romanelli, along with his attorney Larry Otter, was ordered to pay more than $80,000 in various court-related fees. Romanelli has resolved not to pay the fees, despite the threat that he could be jailed for contemp

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Crooks & Liars

Connecticut for Lieberman Party Chairman John Orman called Tuesday for Sen. Joe Lieberman to resign, saying his advocacy of a military strike against Iran could explode into a global conflict.

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Attywood

Blackwater USA is not the kind of company you'd expect to get behind the Green Party, with its far-left platform that ostensibly seeks to pull the US out of Iraq and end the type of military actions that have proved to be a good source of busines

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AP

A prominent Republican who chairs I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby's legal defense fund co-hosted a fundraiser for Sen. Joe Lieberman, who is running for re-election as an independent after losing the Democratic primary.

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News With a View

Adding to the drama of a heated gubernatorial race, a former GOP lawmaker in Oregon filed a state elections complaint on Friday night seeking to knock off third-party gubernational candidate, Mary Starrett, from the November 2006 ballot.

News With a View

Adding to the drama of a heated gubernatorial race, a former GOP lawmaker in Oregon filed a state elections complaint on Friday night seeking to knock off third-party gubernational candidate, Mary Starrett, from the November 2006 ballot.

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Raw Story

If Connecticut were to choose today, likely voters would re-elect Joe Lieberman to his Senate seat, according to the latest poll by Quinnipiac University. In the survey, 49% of registered voters said they would choose Lieberman, leaving

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NY Times (via Raw Story)

According to New York Times columnist David Brooks, the "three major parties in America" are "the Democratic Party, the Republican Party and the McCain-Lieberman Party," and "all were on display Tuesday night."

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Reuters

Writer and musician Kinky Friedman, who once sang "They Ain't Making Jews Like Jesus Anymore," may include the name by which he is best known on the ballot to choose Texas' next governor in November, the state's top election off

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In These Times

In 1996, Cara Jennings, then 19, and her sister Aimee started the Radical Cheerleaders in their hometown of Lake Worth, Fla, a town of 35,000 north of Ft. Lauderdale. Their fishnet-stocking, punked-out leather outfits and shredded garbage bag pom-po

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Reuters

Friedman is attempting to get on the ballot through petition on a platform that neither of the two major political parties can effectively govern. "We hope the people of Texas are going to reject the choice of paper or plastic."

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Zod 2008

At last, an honest ruler. Boy will he be pissed when he finds out you have to be a native American to run for President. Heads will roll at the FEC and Supreme Court, I assure you.

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