There aren't more like him in Congress. Which is why he might take the third-party plunge.
Rand Paul, on a Prospective Justin Amash Presidential Run: 'The Electoral Prospects Don't Look That Good'
The libertarian-leaning senator also discusses his long, uphill fight to get U.S. troops out of Afghanistan.
The first Republican to primary the president is an ex-Libertarian worried about debt, divisiveness, and decorum.
Bernie, Kamala, and Probably Beto Raised More Money in the First Quarter Than Gary Johnson Did During Entire 2016 Campaign
Sobering reminder for all current and future Libertarians: A previously unknown mayor from a midsized Indiana college town will soon shatter the high-water fundraising numbers for America's third party.
The self-described "a-hole" defends his abrasive brand of in-your-face anarchism.
Republican congressman also tweets out tantalizingly cryptic Aragorn quote.
Voters "still want someone who is not a politician," the billionaire tells the Daily News. "And you're not getting that from anyone in the Democratic Party."
The libertarian Republican tells CNN's Jake Tapper "it is important that we have someone in there who is presenting a vision for America that is different from what these two parties are presenting."
The first semi-declared 2020 GOP challenger comes out blazing against the president while trying to wriggle off the hook about his recent Libertarian past.
Bill Weld Is Prepping To Be the First—and Most Improbable—Primary Challenger to Donald Trump (Updated)
Pro-choice, Obama-supporting "Libertarian for life" will take a "substantial" move Friday toward competing for the Republican presidential nomination.
Billionaire seeks ballot access, political party seeks cash, both hate the national debt...but Schultz is far more interventionist at home and abroad than, say, Bill Weld.
"As far as we're concerned he's a Libertarian and he can't flip-flop back and forth for political expediency," says New Hampshire GOP chair.
The Libertarian Party State of the Union: 'Americans deserve better' than 'Republicans and Democrats careen[ing] toward socialism and fascism'
Riverside County Supervisor Jeff Hewitt delivers the L.P.'s prebuttal to tonight's SOTU, while the L.A. Times asks whether Hewitt can "make a fringe party mainstream."
Despite Weld's 14 months of party-building as a Libertarian, the local media and some of his allies are talking up a GOP primary challenge to Donald Trump
John McAfee Takes to the Seas, Fleeing a Feared Indictment; Intends to Pursue His Libertarian Presidential Race Via Masked Surrogates
The antivirus visionary hopes Libertarians will credit him for "standing up and risking things" for freedom by campaigning in exile.
"That's me!" jokes Bill Weld, while calling Amash a "hero" and encouraging the congressman to run.
Winning candidates need to offer practical approaches that are appropriate for the offices they are seeking. Jeff Hewitt did exactly that.
Party activists reflect after both a disappointing midterm and an energizing Jeff Hewitt win
Where does political libertarianism go after the midterms?
The L.P.'s biggest 2018 winner wants to tackle California's public sector pension crisis head-on
Running a campaign that stressed small-government values over the Libertarian Party label, the incumbent was still unable to prevail.
"Voters care more about party than literally anything else."
Wisconsin, Georgia, and even Alaska are among the 8 states where Libertarian candidates are polling more than the margin between Republicans and Democrats
L.P. contenders in Indiana, Nevada, and Missouri are beating the spread between Democrats and Republicans. Gary Johnson is right behind them.
Polling uncertainty and a surge in voter enthusiasm could make tomorrow an embarrassing day for many in the political class.
Montana L.P. candidate Rick Breckenridge says he was misinterpreted by a reporter.
2016 L.P. veep runner-up set to shatter the 50,000-vote threshold needed to make Libertarians a ballot-qualified party for the first time in state history
"Fishman would bring a sorely needed independent streak to the office," the paper editorializes.
Weird new wrinkle for the purported "spoiler" in a toss-up race
Republicans and Democrats hate each other. They love their own power even more.
In one of the country's highest-profile campaigns, featuring Democratic heartthrob Stacey Abrams vs. Trumpian Secretary of State Brian Kemp, Ted Metz is likely pulling enough votes away to force a runoff.
If hatred is the country's main political motivator these days, you might as well lean into it.
To which many Libertarian Party enthusiasts might respond, So you're saying there's a chance?
There is no excuse to exclude high-performing Libertarians (or Greens) from "neck-and-neck" races
Libertarian haul is still dwarfed by the Democrat's, though a Rand Paul-friendly PAC is kicking in $2 million.
The scant evidence available suggests that inclusion of Libertarians in polls improves slightly the competitiveness of Republican candidates
Nicholas Sarwark, who's also running for mayor of Phoenix, explains how Democrats and Republicans write their own rules when it comes to political competition.
It's running strong candidates in toss-up races in a historically tight election year, yet America's third party still finds itself routinely left off polls.
Or is the L.P. our best bet for making a difference?
Having a "one-punch" option to choose every candidate from a political party alters election results, changes politicians' behavior, and reinforces the advantage of the locally dominant party.
Last-minute Democrat-assisting reinstatement of "one-punch" balloting is struck down by the New Mexico Supreme Court
This time the Libertarian Party seems to be hurting the Democrat, who's trying to run out the clock on confirming Brett Kavanaugh.