The nurses in RoseAnn DeMoro's union are heavyweights in the progressive world. Can she get her organization to back a new party and leverage that to get other institutions on board?
Johnson says a "mathematical possibility" of winning the presidency should be enough to put him—and the Green Party's Jill Stein—on the big stage with Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.
The 25 alternative candidates elected to state legislatures in the 2012 election might not seem like a huge groundswell, but it represents the highest level of independent representation in statehouses since 1942.
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