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Ralph Nader

Ralph Nader is a lawyer, consumer advocate, author and Presidential candidate from Winsted. After earning degrees from both Princeton University and Harvard Law School, Nader began work as a lawyer in Hartford. While working in Hartford, he also lectured at the University of Hartford. In 1964, Nader moved to Washington D.C. In 1980, Nader began creating a number of nonprofit organizations, including the Center for Study of Responsive Law, the Public Interest Research Group (PIRG), the Center for Auto Safety, Public Citizen, Clean Water Action Project and the Disability Rights Center. In 2000, Nader ran in the presidential election as a third-party candidate. Many Democrats blamed Nader... Show more »
Ralph Nader is a lawyer, consumer advocate, author and Presidential candidate from Winsted. After earning degrees from both Princeton University and Harvard Law School, Nader began work as a lawyer in Hartford. While working in Hartford, he also lectured at the University of Hartford. In 1964, Nader moved to Washington D.C. In 1980, Nader began creating a number of nonprofit organizations, including the Center for Study of Responsive Law, the Public Interest Research Group (PIRG), the Center for Auto Safety, Public Citizen, Clean Water Action Project and the Disability Rights Center. In 2000, Nader ran in the presidential election as a third-party candidate. Many Democrats blamed Nader for costing the election, which resulted in a George W. Bush victory by only 537 votes over Al Gore. On February 24, 2008, Nader announced 2008 presidential bid, naming former San Francisco Board of Supervisors president Matt Gonzalez as his running mate. « Show less

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  • Nader assails Brown for not backing Prop. 46 to raise lawsuit caps

    Nader assails Brown for not backing Prop. 46 to raise lawsuit caps
    Consumer advocate Ralph Nader blasted his onetime ally California Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday for failing to back a November ballot proposition that would raise the cap on pain-and-suffering awards in medical malpractice suits.
  • GM gave us Ralph Nader -- and hence George W. Bush

    To the editor: I'm old enough to vividly remember relishing General Motors President James M. Roche's sanctimonious mea culpa in 1966 after the revelation of his company's harassment of the then-unknown Ralph Nader. But no one then could have imagined the...

    At 77, Ralph Nader Never Tires of Preaching to the Choir

    MADISON — For citizens hungry for passion, energy and anti-establishment fervor, Madison's R.J. Julia Booksellers was the place to be last month. We're citizens, not people, at least in consumer activist and political gadfly Ralph Nader's lexicon....

    Airports: Are we any safer?

    Airports: Are we any safer?
    On May 1, 1961, Inez Harlow flew into the history books. The 23-year-old flight attendant had been suspicious of the slim passenger from the moment he boarded the National Airlines Convair CV-440 in Miami. "He had dark glasses on, his collar up,...

    The story will continue, but somebody else will have to tell it

    The French say Plus ša change, plus c'est la meme chose: "The more things change, the more they stay the same." You'll still be seeing my melon-headed mug around Howard County, but not in this space anymore. Next week is my last with this newspaper,...