Tag Archives: independents

Sanders: I’ll Run In 2018 As An Independent [VIDEO]

The Concord Monitor reports: Bernie Sanders said he’ll run for re-election next year as an independent candidate. The 2016 Democratic presidential candidate and independent senator from Vermont made the news in an interview with the Monitor on Sunday evening after energizing Democratic activists packed into the American Legion hall in Rollinsford, along the Maine border. Sanders’s trip to the first-in-the-nation ...

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Mark Cuban Floats Presidential Run As Independent

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports: “Shark Tank” billionaire Mark Cuban said Thursday he is “seriously considering” running for president and that he might do so as an independent. Cuban was asked about his political aspirations during an appearance at the Venture Atlanta business conference in Georgia. In recent months, the Dallas Mavericks owner has indicated a presidential run might be in ...

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Evan McMullin Stuck With Accidental Running Mate

Oops. Via Politico: Evan McMullin is running as an independent conservative alternative to Donald Trump. Who McMullin is running with, however, is a bit of a mystery. In all nine states where he has officially qualified on the presidential ballot, McMullin has listed a “Nathan Johnson” as his vice presidential nominee. McMullin’s campaign won’t provide any more information about Johnson ...

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Evan McMullin: Why I’m Running For President

Earlier today former CIA honcho Evan McMullin announced that he is running for president as an independent. McMullin appears unswayed by the fact that he’s missed the ballot deadline in 26 states and that he has only weeks to scramble for tens of thousands of signatures to get on the ballot in others, including California. From his open letter to ...

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Michael Bloomberg: I’m Not Running For President Because Doing So Would Benefit Trump Or Cruz

Via the New York Times: Michael R. Bloomberg, who for months quietly laid the groundwork to run for president as an independent, will not enter the 2016 campaign, he said Monday, citing his fear that a three-way race could lead to the election of a candidate who would imperil the security and stability of the United States: Donald J. Trump. ...

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Bloomberg: I’m Seriously Considering Entering Race

CNN reports: Michael Bloomberg says he is considering running for president of the United States, a move that would dramatically shake up an already chaotic 2016 race. In an interview with Financial Times, the media mogul and former New York City mayor said he was “looking at all the options” when asked about a possible bid. “I’m listening to what ...

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Bloomberg’s Independent Bid Seems More Likely

The New York Times reports: Michael R. Bloomberg has instructed advisers to draw up plans for a potential independent campaign in this year’s presidential race. His advisers and associates said he was galled by Donald J. Trump’s dominance of the Republican field, and troubled by Hillary Clinton’s stumbles and the rise of Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont on the Democratic ...

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Sen. Bernie Sanders Enters 2016 Race

Via USA Today: Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., pulled out all the stops Tuesday at his presidential campaign launch in Burlington, as he outlined his role in “a political revolution to transform the country — economically, politically, economically and environmentally.” “Brothers and sisters, now is not the time for thinking small,” he told a large crowd at Waterfront Park. “Now is ...

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