Gary Johnson's file:
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Libertarian from New Mexico

Gary Johnson is a Libertarian candidate for president in 2012. He previously served as governor of New Mexico.

Recent statements involving Gary Johnson

"I am going to be on the ballot in all 50 states. There is no other third-party candidate that’s going to come close to achieving that."  

"Right now, I’m polling at about 8 percent" against Barack Obama and Mitt Romney.

"Fifty percent of the graduating class of the year 2012 will have smoked marijuana or have done illegal drugs."

"It costs more money to put a person on death row than it does to lock them up for the rest of their lives because of attorney fees."

Recent stories featuring Gary Johnson

Gary Johnson says he'll be on every ballot:

The Libertarian presidential nominee said he’ll far outpace other third-party hopefuls by making every state's ballot. We find that's unsettled.

Fact-checking the Fox News-Google GOP Debate:

The GOP candidates faced off in Orlando, with questions from Fox News and YouTube. We put them to the Truth-O-Meter.

And we'd already just completed a check about the Texas law permitting some illegal immigrants to get in-state college tuition.a

Rick Perry versus the field, round three:

Republican presidential candidates debate a third time in 22 days tonight.

We’ll watch for fresh claims, including jabs at front-running Texas Gov. Rick Perry, mindful that the last debates fed several fact checks.

Fact-checking the GOP debate in New Hampshire:

Gov. Rick Perry won’t be there, but U.S. Rep. Ron Paul will, and we’ll be watching for testable statements.

Fact-checking the Republican debate in New Hampshire:

We've posted new fact-checks of Rick Santorum, Michele Bachmann and Newt Gingrich.

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