Posts Tagged ‘Ralph Nader’

District Line Daily: Shooting Outside the Zoo

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Two men were shot outside the National Zoo on Connecticut Avenue at around 5:17 p.m Monday. [...]

Chatter: Unsafe at Any Read

Ralph Nader has had a long and distinguished career as a consumer advocate, five-time presidential nominee, and champion of longshot left-wing causes. But last week’s cover story by Aaron Wiener surveyed Nader’s legacy through the prism of his latest incarnation—D.C. neighborhood activist—and a Naderite group’s opposition to the public-private redevelopment of the West End Library [...]

District Line Daily: Wreck-It Ralph

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The latest issue of City Paper is on stands today and our cover story is about how Ralph Nader—legendary [...]

Ralph Nader Wants a Presidential Debate About D.C.

Fresh off proposing that people show up 15 minutes late to work to fight for statehood, presidential spoiler Ralph Nader has a new scheme to help the District: demanding a presidential debate on D.C. issues.
In a letter sent today, Nader and co-signers including Mayor Vince Gray, Busboys & Poets owner Andy Shallal, and D.C. Vote [...]

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Ralph Nader Makes Last-Ditch Effort to Acquire a Sense of Humor

On MSNBC, via Wonkette, Ralph Nader ended his presidential campaign today by hosting a press conference at which the long-time advocate for public disclosure gave one-word answers to every question he was asked. It's the kind of terseness you usually see only at pointless award ceremonies, and apparently it comes in handy at the end [...]

Ralph Nader Could Use Ten Bucks

Ralph Nader's campaign is looking to collect $100,000 by the end of the day to fund something called "Nader Media," which will allow supporters to continue to document Nader's run for office. Currently, the campaign has collected just under $90,000, leaving ten grand left to raise. According to a press release from "The Nader [...]

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