Third party anger: Libertarian & Green candidates sue debate commission

Green Party and Libertarian Party candidates join with Our America Initiative to file lawsuit against the duopoly debate commission. Ongoing coverage at Independent Political Report: here. Good mainstream news coverage below.

Third party anger: Libertarian and Green candidates sue the Commission on Presidential Debates
By Jennifer Harper – The Washington Times – Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Full article at The Washington Times: here

The Libertarian and Green parties – along with their respective presidential candidates Gary Johnson and Jill Stein – filed a lawsuit Tuesday in federal court, charging that the exclusion of “qualified candidates” from the general election presidential debates by the Commission on Presidential Debates violates federal anti-trust laws.

“For over 25 years, the Commission on Presidential Debates has used millions of dollars in tax-deductible contributions from big corporations to rig the rules, keeping Americans from hearing from anyone but the two old parties in debates,” said Nicholas Sarwark, chairman of the National Libertarian Committee…

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