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Cheri Honkala’s computer reportedly confiscated by Customs

Cheri Honkala’s computer reportedly confiscated by Customs

According to the Green Party of Pennsylvania, Philly activist and former vice-presidential candidate Cheri Honkala had her laptop confiscated by customs agents and doesn’t expect to see it again. “I attended my son’s wedding and went through customs and my computer was ripped off in customs, I don’t have time to cry about it,” the Kensington...

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Cheri Honkala is marching to U.S. Chamber of Commerce next weekend—from Philly

Cheri Honkala is marching to U.S. Chamber of Commerce next weekend—from Philly

Honkala holds a protest outside the sheriff's office in 2011. Her former campaign is knee-deep in a federal audit by the Federal Election Commission, but former vice presidential candidate and veteran Philadelphia economic activist Cheri Honkala is headed to D.C. this weekend. On foot. “We’re marching to the Chamber of Commerce,” she says. “We’re...

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Cheri Honkala Helps Found ‘Green Shadow Cabinet’

Cheri Honkala Helps Found ‘Green Shadow Cabinet’

Stein and Honkala (via Facebook) Coinciding with Earth Day, the Green Party—led by former presidential ticket Jill Stein and Philadelphia activist Cheri Honkala—have formed what they’re calling the “Green Shadow Cabinet” of the United States: a collection of about 100 people who plan to release statements and respond to goings-on in the U.S. government...

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After Arrest, Green Party Candidate Suing Commission on Presidential Debates

After Arrest, Green Party Candidate Suing Commission on Presidential Debates

The Green Party was not just excluded from the presidential debates this campaign season, but their ticket of Dr. Jill Stein and Philly activist Cheri Honkala were arrested last week after staging a protest at the presidential town hall debate in Long Island. Now, Stein is taking the Commission on Presidential Debates to court. According to a press release sent...

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Green Party Ticket To Rush Tonight’s Debate, Are Prepared for Arrests [UPDATED]

Green Party Ticket To Rush Tonight’s Debate, Are Prepared for Arrests [UPDATED]

Stein and Honkala (via Facebook) The Green Party presidential ticket of Jill Stein and Philly activist Cheri Honkala plan to grab a spot on stage at tonight’s presidential debate. Problem is, they’re not invited. But according to a Green Party news release, they want in, and they’re getting ready to break through the barriers right…about…now. “Stein...

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New Poll Shows Support for the Green Party’s Jill Stein and Cheri Honkala

New Poll Shows Support for the Green Party’s Jill Stein and Cheri Honkala

Stein and Honkala (via Facebook) CNN has a new poll out, in which they’ve included third-party candidates Gary Johnson, of the Libertarian Party, and Jill Stein, of the Green Party. And as it happens, both Johnson and Stein poll: Johnson earns 3 percent; Stein gets 2. And while it doesn’t necessarily mean either candidate is on the verge of winning the election...

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Green Party Stays on Ballot in Pennsylvania While Constitution, Libertarian Parties Challenged

Green Party Stays on Ballot in Pennsylvania While Constitution, Libertarian Parties Challenged

There’s a first time for everything. And 2012 appears to be the first time since 2004 the Green Party of Pennsylvania will put statewide candidates on the commonwealth’s election ballot. The deadline for a ballot challenge from the Democratic Party came and went last week, without a challenge. On the other side of the alternative politicosphere, however,...

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Green Party Presidential Candidate Jill Stein Arrested at “Occupy Fannie Mae” Protest in Center City Philadelphia [VIDEO]

Green Party Presidential Candidate Jill Stein Arrested at “Occupy Fannie Mae” Protest in Center City Philadelphia [VIDEO]

Germantown resident Rhonda Lancaster speaks about the foreclosure of her home. Rhonda Lancaster was one of the first to speak at yesterday’s “Occupy Fannie Mae” event, a Green Party-sponsored sit-in at the Fannie Mae office in Center City to protest unjust home foreclosures. Lancaster, a musician and fitness instructor, has been dealing with foreclosure...

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Green Party Presidential Ticket Arrested in Philly

Green Party Presidential Ticket Arrested in Philly

Green Party Presidential candidate Jill Stein and Vice Presidential candidate Cheri Honkala were arrested today after an hours-long sit-in to protest home foreclosures, dubbed ‘Occupy Fannie Mae.’ The candidates were joined by about 50 protesters as they and others spoke, then picketed, then attempted to enter 1835 Market Street to speak with a Fannie...

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Green Party Will Hand in Pennsylvania Signatures a Day Early

Green Party Will Hand in Pennsylvania Signatures a Day Early

Stein and Honkala (via Facebook) After a last-minute signature drive, the Green Party of Pennsylvania will hand in signature petitions to get on the presidential ballot tomorrow—a day earlier than expected and required. Petitions are due Wed., Aug. 1 to get the Green Party’s presidential ticket of Dr. Jill Stein and Cheri Honkala on the ballot. But according...

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