Libertarian Party buoyant; Greens hopeful

Libertarian Party buoyant; Greens hopeful

Cravings for less Washington gave the Libertarian presidential entrant a record vote count while a tight Obama-Romney race hurt the Green Party, officials said.
GERRY HARRINGTON, United Press International
2nd third-party debate planned

2nd third-party debate planned

CHICAGO, Oct. 24 (UPI) -- A second debt for third-party presidential candidates is in the works for Oct. 30 in Washington, organizers say.

3rd-party presidential nominees to debate

CHICAGO, Oct. 23 (UPI) -- U.S. Libertarian presidential nominee Gary Johnson should have been in the Obama-Romney debates, Larry King said before moderating a third-party debate Tuesday.

Debate of third-party candidates on tap

CHICAGO, Oct. 18 (UPI) -- Ballot-qualified, third-party contenders for the U.S. presidency will hold their own debate next week in Chicago and stream it live on the Internet.
Third-party candidates not getting national hype this year

Third-party candidates not getting national hype this year

The likelihood of a third-party U.S. presidential candidate becoming a dominant figure who can influence the 2012 presidential election is fading.
NICOLE DEBEVEC, United Press International

Nader and two urban allies attack Clinton

SALT LAKE CITY, Jan. 1 (UPI) -- Two urban Democrats joined activist and former U.S presidential candidate Ralph Nader in an attack on Sen. Hillary Clinton's ties to big business.

Becker is Salt Lake City's new mayor

SALT LAKE CITY, Nov. 7 (UPI) -- Utah House Minority Leader Ralph Becker was elected Salt Lake City's mayor Tuesday, knocking off Republican City Councilman Dave Buhler by a 2-to-1 margin.

Salt Lake mayor to lead Bush protest

SALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 20 (UPI) -- Salt Lake City Mayor Rocky Anderson plans to lead a demonstration to protest President Bush's appearance in the Utah capital Monday.

Redford teams up on global warming

SALT LAKE CITY, April 29 (UPI) -- Salt Lake City Mayor Rocky Anderson is teaming up with Hollywood super star Robert Redford in a project to fight global warming.

City to scrutinize police in Smart case

SALT LAKE CITY, March 17 (UPI) -- A civilian task force was created Monday to examine the police investigation into the alleged kidnapping of Elizabeth Smart, who was found last week in the company of a wandering street preacher who had not even been a major figure in the case until some

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Olympic airport strike threat in SLC

SALT LAKE CITY, Dec. 24 (UPI) -- A recent crackdown on falsified immigration documents used by employees at Salt Lake City International Airport has led to the possibility that airport workers

69 charged in pre-Olympics airport sweep

SALT LAKE CITY, Dec. 12 (UPI) -- Authorities in Salt Lake City hoped to complete the arrests Wednesday of 69 airport workers who allegedly gave false information to conceal their criminal recor