'The Next President's Own Words'

August 29, 2008

ARLINGTON, VA -- U.S. Senator John McCain today announced that he has selected Alaska Governor Sarah Palin to be his running mate and to serve as his vice president.

Governor Palin is a tough executive who has demonstrated during her time in office that she is ready to be president. She has brought Republicans and Democrats together within her Administration and has a record of delivering on the change and reform that we need in Washington.

August 28, 2008

The Nader/Gonzalez 2008 presidential campaign on Friday, Aug. 29, will submit more than 4,000 validated signatures--2,000 from each Congressional district--to the New Hampshire Secretary of the State's Election Division, to place Ralph Nader and running-mate Matt Gonzalez on the November 2008 presidential election ballot.

August 28, 2008

Atlanta, GA - "It's time to say no to another raid on the Treasury," says Bob Barr, the Libertarian Party's presidential candidate, as America's money-losing automakers go to Washington asking for nearly $4 billion in loans, in what Barr says is just part of the $25 billion in loans authorized last year for building new autos.

Corporate executives say they will need at least $40 billion, "and maybe more," says Barr.

August 28, 2008

Chicago, IL -- "I condemn Russia's decision to recognize Abkhazia and South Ossetia as independent states and call upon all countries of the world not to accord any legitimacy to this action.

August 27, 2008

Atlanta, GA - Bob Barr is slated to be the only presidential candidate on the ballot in Texas after Republicans and Democrats missed the Aug. 26 deadline to file in the state.

"Unless the state of Texas violates their own election laws, Congressman Barr will be the only presidential candidate on the ballot," says Russell Verney, campaign manager for the Barr Campaign and the former campaign manager for Ross Perot. "Texas law makes no exceptions for missing deadlines."

The Texas Secretary of State Web site shows only Bob Barr as the official candidate for president in Texas.

August 27, 2008

We're celebrating again.
Because Ralph just polled 8 percent in New Mexico.
It is just remarkable.
Approaching zero media publicity.
And Nader is still polling at six, seven and eight percent in the polls.
Check out this one just in from Time/CNN.
In three battleground states, Ralph is a factor.
In New Mexico, Nader polls 8 percent.
In Pennsylvania, Nader is at 7 percent.
In Colorado, Nader is at 7 percent.
And in Nevada, Ralph is polling 6 percent.
And the poll shows that Ralph is pulling votes from across the board.
Like we said at the beginning.
Build it and they will come.

August 27, 2008

ARLINGTON, VA -- Today, the McCain presidential campaign issued the following statement from Brian Rogers, McCain 2008 spokesman, regarding Barack Obama's statement questioning the necessity of the U.S. Special Envoy for Northern Ireland:

August 27, 2008

WASHINGTON, DC -- Green Party leaders challenged the media and campaign hype of the Democratic National Convention by comparing the positions taken by Barack Obama and Joe Biden with the Green presidential nominees, Cynthia McKinney and Rosa Clemente.

"McKinney's track record has been one of leadership and fighting for people. Obama's track record has been all style and little substance," said Jody Grage, treasurer of the Green Party of the United States.

August 26, 2008

Chicago, IL -- "Today's news confirms what America's struggling families already know - that over the past seven years our economy has moved backwards. We have now lived through first so-called economic 'expansion' on record where typical families saw their incomes fall, and working-age households lost more than $2,000 from their paychecks. Another 816,000 Americans fell into poverty in 2007 - including nearly 500,000 children - bringing the total increase in Americans in poverty under President Bush to 5.7 million.

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