Libertarian http://iowapublicradio.org en Paul Name Could Be Asset, or Liability, for Rand Paul http://iowapublicradio.org/post/paul-name-could-be-asset-or-liability-rand-paul <p></p><p> Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) says he’s considering a run for the 2016 GOP presidential nomination. He headlined a fundraiser for Iowa Republicans Friday night in Cedar Rapids.</p><p>He may be picking up where his father, former Rep. Ron Paul (R-Tx.), left off his 2012 campaign.</p> Sat, 11 May 2013 05:45:16 +0000 Sarah McCammon 20601 at http://iowapublicradio.org Paul Name Could Be Asset, or Liability, for Rand Paul Libertarian Gary Johnson Aims to Lure Voters from Both Major Parties http://iowapublicradio.org/post/libertarian-gary-johnson-aims-lure-voters-both-major-parties <p>Most of the attention in the presidential race is focusing on the Democratic and Republican parties.&nbsp; But there are, of course, third-party candidates … including former New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson, who is running as a Libertarian.</p><p>Johnson’s name will appear on the November ballot in Iowa after he survived a challenge from supporters of Republican nominee Mitt Romney. He’s faced similar challenges in several other states including Virginia, Pennsylvania and Michigan.</p> Wed, 12 Sep 2012 11:41:41 +0000 Sarah McCammon 7841 at http://iowapublicradio.org Libertarian Gary Johnson Aims to Lure Voters from Both Major Parties Iowa Panel Says Gary Johnson Can Be on November Ballot http://iowapublicradio.org/post/iowa-panel-says-gary-johnson-can-be-november-ballot <p>Libertarian-minded voters will have a presidential candidate on the ballot in Iowa this November—but it won’t be Texas Rep. Ron Paul, who galvanized so many Iowa voters when he ran for the Republican nomination. Former Governor of New Mexico Gary Johnson will have his name in the running, after a unanimous decision by a&nbsp; three-person bipartisan panel.</p> Thu, 30 Aug 2012 15:13:18 +0000 Sandhya Dirks 7182 at http://iowapublicradio.org Iowa Panel Says Gary Johnson Can Be on November Ballot