The alt-candidates

By STEVEN STYCOS  |  October 29, 2008

Nader’s Rhode Island State coordinator, Jaime Johnson of Providence, however, does not mention issues when explaining her support for the longtime consumer advocate. “I’m just a regular Ameri-can who wants to see the government moving in the right direction,” she says. “It’s really not about one specific issue here and there. We need a long-term strategy to put the country in a better place.” The Independent Party is not running local candidates and has no Rhode Island organization.  

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