Monday, January 14, 2008

Green Party Presidential Debate


The first Green Party debate between candidates on the Green Party's California ballot for President of the United States was held Sunday, January 13 at 2 p.m. at the Herbst Theater/Veterans Memorial Building, 401 Van Ness Avenue.

Six-time Democratic Rep. Cynthia McKinney, longtime consumer advocate Ralph Nader - who is not yet an announced candidate, university professor Jared Ball and environmental engineer Kent Mesplay participated in "Campaign 2008: A Presidential Debate that Matters."

"Peace Mom" Cindy Sheehan - a former Democrat - co-moderated the debate. Sheehan, running as an independent Congressional candidate against House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in San Francisco, was joined by other prominent progressive elected officials, to be announced later.

Information on Green presidential candidates, with links to candidates' web sites: http://www.gp.org/committees/pcsc/index.shtml

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