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RD of Americans on -- happy with the way Washington works.
A new group says the problem as how we choose our leaders here is our power player of the.
-- third party we're Democrats Republicans and independents coming together.
With a focused goal.
Khalil bird is CEO of Americans all -- or eight.
A nonpartisan nonprofit organization.
That's come up with a new way to choose the next president.
This Washington is failing the American people.
Americans -- has been and focused -- going out and getting on the ballot in all fifty states and re imagining in the way we nominate -- presidential ticket.
-- more than twenty million dollars in contributions much of it reportedly from hedge funders.
Plus a staff of 150.
Are you registered voters in Multnomah County here.
Americans elect says it's gotten more than two million signatures.
To put a third presidential ticket on the ballot what's wrong.
With the two political parties.
-- issues -- the ideas that will take the country to a better place are pretty obvious to the American people.
They don't seem to be obviously -- that we have in Washington.
We have people tell -- government.
Here is -- gets interest to.
And next April -- will start an online process in which registered voters can sign up those delegates and choose a presidential candidate.
In June to six finalists can -- player their willingness to run and we'll pick a running mate from the other party.
Then an online convention will choose the ticket.
We think that a coalition ticket the ticket of a Democrat and Republican running in 2012.
Is exactly what's needed to break the stranglehold do you -- in Washington.
And to re imagine what it's gonna take to take United States the next level.
No one has announced he'll run but names that pop up include Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz.
And former secretary of state Condoleezza Rice.
Americans elect won't support the nominee is they'll be on their rounds it.
And that's created a controversy.
Eight years officially not a political committee but a social welfare organization.
Which means it doesn't have to disclose its donors.
Four limit their contribution.
Want to disclose.
-- because people are are actually living in the real world and in the real world retribution is possible.
The reality is is that the democratic and Republican parties -- this is very talented -- Khalil bird is a Republican who worked for liberal Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick.
He believes the -- each candidate can win this house for talk -- ticket will just act as spoilers throwing the election to the other side.
He says the system can't get any more broken.
There -- thousands of people who worked on the process and the millions of people who support it.
They have an opportunity really rethink the way we nominate and elect people in this country.
If you're just to check out their website at Americans a -- not a.
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