Doctor poised for Green Party nod for presidentExperts in the media fret that Stein will take votes away from Barack Obama in November. But realistically, the only states where she'll have any presence at all are states that he's going to carry by a wide margin. So enough of that.
By Brian White, Associated Press
A Massachusetts doctor who ran against Republican Mitt Romney for governor a decade ago is poised to challenge him again as the Green Party's nominee for president.
Dr. Jill Stein isn't shy about admitting her candidacy is a super long shot. Still, she noted that a growing number of people are expressing frustration with the nation's two mainstream political parties. She cited the Occupy Wall Street movement as an example.
Stein was far ahead of comedian Roseanne Barr for the party's nomination.
Stein, of Lexington, Mass., has been running for office in Massachusetts over the past decade. In her first race against Romney, she only mustered 3 percent of the vote. [link]
More importantly, I was really wanting to see a comedian in the race to liven it up.
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