No Labels will launch presidential campaign with no candidate

No Labels will launch presidential campaign with no candidate

Politico reports:

The centrist political organization No Labels voted on Friday to move forward with its presidential ticket, according to a virtual meeting the group held with its delegates.

But an official with the group acknowledged during the gathering, a recording of which was shared with POLITICO, that they currently do not have a candidate and may not find one.

The decision by No Labels marks a potentially major turning point in the course of the 2024 campaign, with the bipartisan group deciding to forge on with their third-party presidential ambitions. Democrats fear that a No Labels ticket could greatly damage President Joe Biden’s prospects for reelection, deriding the group as a stalking horse for likely GOP nominee Donald Trump.

The call, which was a virtual gathering of more than 600 delegates, was directed by Mike Rawlings, a Democratic former mayor of Dallas.

“We don’t have a candidate,” Rawlings said, “and it’s possible, in the end, we won’t find a suitable candidate.” [Continue reading…]

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