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Jimmy McMillan's Rent is Too Damn Low

Friday, August 05, 2011

Presidential candidate Jimmy McMillan, who ran for governor of New York because "the rent is too damn high," says he's being evicted from his rent-stabilized Manhattan apartment because his rent is too damn low.

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Snapshot | In Chinatown, Rent Is Too Damn High Candidate Greets Passers By

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

The one-time gubernatorial candidate Jimmy McMillan — who once shared a stage with then gubernatorial candidate Andrew Cuomo — ran on a simple rent-reduction platform, and frequently shouted/sang his campaign slogan/mantra: "The rent is too damn high."

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Jimmy McMillan is a Republican

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

That's right. Founder, patriarch, and perma-candidate of the Rent is Too Damn High party, has found a new home: the GOP.

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McMillan Brings the Funk for Mitch Daniels

Friday, February 11, 2011

If it wasn’t charming and weird, well, it wouldn’t be Jimmy McMillan.

The perennial political candidate and smooth funk master Jimmy McMillan, of the “Rent is Too Damn High” party, now stars in an ad for another candidate eyeing a run: Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels.

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New York 2010: The Year In Sound

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

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Before the year 2010 fades out with the melting snow, it's worth taking a few moments to think about the events of the past 12 months. Here in the New York area we've had intense political squabbles, a continued economic downturn, transit hikes, a tornado -- and it all began with a cataclysmic event overseas that affected thousands of New Yorkers. Revisit the full year in sound in the montage here, and be sure to watch the slideshow below to relive some of New York's key political moments of 2010.

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Jimmy McMillan Sings Songs of Rent and Love

Thursday, December 16, 2010

Most people know McMillan for his gubernatorial run, but the founder of the “Rent is 2 DAMN High” Party is riding his Internet stardom to jump-start a long dormant musical career. He takes the stage Thursday night.

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Gubernatorial Candidates Face Off in Wide-Ranging Debate

Monday, October 18, 2010

Major party candidates for Governor Andrew Cuomo and Carl Paladino did not engage one another during a televised debate, that included all seven candidates in the race. They also mostly ignored numerous jabs from the five minor party candidates who were also present on the debate stage.

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