Nader Announces Bid For Presidency

HeadlineFeb 23, 2004

In other campaign news, longtime consumer advocate Ralph Nader announced he was running for president as an independent. Nader ran on the Green Party ticket and placed third. Nader had been urged not to run by the Democratic Party and many former supporters including the editors of the Nation magazine. Appearing on Meet the Press Nader said “Washington is still corporate-occupied territory, and the two parties are ferociously competing to see who’s going to go to the White House and take orders from their corporate paymasters.”

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