Struggling Presidential Candidate Switches Parties


0  Updated at 2:27 pm, December 28th, 2011 By: ABC Digital
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Matthew Simmons/WireImage(SANTA FE, N.M.) — Former New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson made little headway as a Republican candidate for president, so now he’ll run as a Libertarian.

The two-party system, he says, is rigged for the wealthiest and best-known candidates in a handful of states.

If elected, Johnson vows to cut spending, support abortion rights, and legalize marijuana.

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