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Green Party LogoJill Stein, 2012 Green presidential nominee, at Feb. 17 Rally against the Keystone XL Pipeline in DC: Media Availability on Feb. 16 (evening) and Feb. 17 (throughout the day)


For Immediate Release:
Saturday, February 16, 2013

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

To reach Dr. Stein for an interview: call 202-904-7614; see Dr. Stein's schedule of public appearances in DC below

"Our Green State of the Union": Dr. Stein's remarks on Feb. 12 aired on the Green Party's Livestream channel before a national video audience in response to President Obama's 2013 State of the Union address:
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"Green New Deal": Plan for action to curb climate change, create new jobs, and jumpstart the U.S. economy promoted by Jill Stein and other Green candidates

WASHINGTON, DC -- Jill Stein, the Green Party's 2012 presidential nominee, will be available to speak to reporters on Saturday evening, Feb. 16, and on Sunday, Feb. 17 before and during the #ForwardOnClimate Rally on the Mall (

The Green Party has endorsed the rally to protest President Obama's failure to reject the Keystone XL and Enbridge pipelines, which would carry tar-sands oil from Canada to refineries and ports in the U.S., and to urge the President to take real action against global climate disruption. The Green Party continues to call for a Green New Deal to put Americans back to work by investing in clean, renewable energy. (See and

To reach Jill Stein for an interview, call 202-904-7614. Dr. Stein's web site:

SCHEDULE of Dr. Stein's Public Appearances:

Saturday, Feb. 16

7 PM Panel discussion, Capitalism Is Killing the Planet: How Can We Fight Back, with Jill Stein, Chris Williams, activist and author of Ecology and Socialism and Nick Davenport, activist with Solidarity Saturday, All Soul's Church, 1500 Harvard St. NW, Washington, DC, in the Tupper Room, 7-9 pm. More information: 202-643-8444,

Sunday, Feb. 17

9:30-11 AM Pre-rally coffee gathering of partner organizations for the #ForwardOnClimate Rally, at the W-Hotel, 515 15th Street NW (corner of F Street, enter on F street, two blocks north of the rally assembly point). Lobby level function room "Studio #1"

11 AM to 12 noon Back stage and in the press tent for press availability. More information:

12 Noon to 4 PM Available during rally. Dr. Stein will be standing/marching with Green Party members and friends, gathering before the rally at the carousel in front of the Smithsonian Institution Building (Castle) on the south side of Mall, at 1000 Jefferson Drive; #ForwardOnClimate Rally begins on the Mall (northeast corner of the Washington Monument) at noon.


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