Where Do The Third Party Candidates Stand, And Who Are Their Supporters?

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Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson (R), and his running mate Bill Weld (L), talk to the press before a rally on Aug. 6, 2015 in Salt Lake City. (George Frey/Getty Images)

Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson had another “Aleppo moment” on TV Wednesday night, when MSNBC’s Chris Matthews asked him, in front of a live audience, to name his favorite foreign leader.

He drew a blank, as he did earlier this month when asked what he would do about Aleppo, the besieged Syrian city.

But what else do, and should, voters know about Johnson, and the other two third party candidates, Green Party nominee Jill Stein and Independent candidate Evan McMullin?

Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson talks with Daniel Strauss, politics reporter with POLITICO, about the candidates, where they stand on the issues and who their supporters are.


Daniel Strauss, politics reporter covering the 2016 presidential race for POLITICO. He tweets @DanielStrauss4.

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