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For Immediate Release:
Thursday, January 17, 2008

Scott McLarty, Media Coordinator, 202-518-5624, cell 202-904-7614,
Starlene Rankin, Media Coordinator, 916-995-3805,

WASHINGTON, DC -- The Green Party has posted a new page featuring video links of Green presidential candidates, including debates and forums.

The address of the video page is The page will be updated regularly with new video as more Green presidential campaign events take place around the US.

Six Green candidates are on various state ballots for the Green nomination, which will be decided at the party's National Nominating Convention in Chicago, July 10-13.

The video page currently has links to video clips of the January 13 Northern California Green Presidential Debate at the Herbst Theater in San Francisco, and a January 5 forum with candidates Kat Swift and Jesse Johnson in Minnesota

The page also carries a link to audio of the entire San Francisco debate

An additional page has been opened at the Green Party's blog where visitors can post comments on the videos. The comment page address is

2008 Green presidential candidates:

Jared Ball

Howie Hawkins (serving as a placeholder until Ralph Nader announces his intentions for the 2008 election)

Jesse Johnson

Cynthia McKinney

Kent Mesplay

Kat Swift

Not all six of the candidates will be on the ballot in every state where Greens are participating in primaries. In states where deadlines have already passed, most but not all of the campaigns have submitted required petitions with valid signatures to their respective elections offices.


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