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Libertarian Party can refer to several libertarian political parties, including: - Source: Wikipedia

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  • Official logo of the Libertarian Party. (image from Libertarian Party)

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  • ** FILE ** In this Nov. 18, 2013, file photo former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum is seen in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

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  • **FILE** Gary Johnson, Libertarian Party presidential candidate (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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