Friday, July 18, 2008

TODAY'S NEWS HEADLINES for INDEPENDENT VOTERS

REFORM
Different take on federal elections (THE DAILY IBERIAN) For the first time in nearly three decades, Louisiana will have closed Congressional primaries Sept. 6.

CAMPAIGN
  • Dems Finding Success in Center (RealClearPolitics) That's how the party plans to win seats this year, too, DCCC executive director Brian Wolff told Real Clear Politics. "These are going to be the more fiscally responsible" Democrats, he said. "We're not talking about a lot of progressive Democrats that are running."
  • Obama widens California lead to 24 points ahead of McCain (San Diego Union Tribune)

LOCAL INDEPENDENT NEWS:
Libertarian party impact on 2008 elections (ENCToday - North Carolina)

NEW YORK INDEPENDENCE PARTY
Independence Party changes rule, gives Donno ballot line (New York Newsday) NOTE: MacKay wants to control the Independence Party in New York, not grow it, and his hand-picked State Committee goes along with it. This is the fight the New York City Independence Party Organizations are having with the State Committee and State Chairdictator--NH

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