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Bob Barr An interview of Bob Barr, the Libertarian Party's standard-bearer, about his quest for the presidency.

Bob ConleyAccording to Bob Conley, the Democrat nominee for the U.S. Senate in South Carolina, “The New Democrat is the Old Democrat.” And that Democrat is pro-life, pro-Second Amendment, and fiscally conservative.

Ron PaulA number of former GOP presidential candidates — Sam Brownback, Rudy Giuliani, Mike Huckabee, Mitt Romney, and Fred Thompson — are scheduled to speak at the Republican National Convention, where they will be expected to display party unity and support John McCain, the GOP’s presumptive standard-bearer. Ron Paul will not be among them.

Gov. Sarah PalinIt looked for a while like it might have been Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty who would wind up on the Republican ticket alongside John McCain, but instead it is Alaska Governor Sarah Palin who will be in the running to take over from Dick Cheney.

White HouseAs the recently concluded primary season reminded us, America’s quadrennial presidential nominating process, from the earliest primaries to the national party conventions, has become little more than a political sporting event of mind-numbing complexity.

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