Report: Gary Johnson Will Announce 2012 Plans Next Week

According to Fox News, long shot White House hopeful Gary Johnson will announce his 2012 plans next week.

Johnson, the former Governor of New Mexico, has garnered attention for endorsing marijuana legalization, going so far as to admit that he smoked pot from 2005 to 2008 for medicinal reasons.

The former Governor will reportedly announce his candidacy on the steps of the New Hampshire State Capitol and will then attempt to participate in the first GOP debate in South Carolina next month.

Johnson served as Governor from 1994-2002.

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LISTEN: The Weekend Ahead – December 20-22, 2014

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New E.U. sanctions against Crimea go into effect, Liberia holds elections and President Obama hits the Sunday morning talk show circuit.

LISTEN: The World in 2:00 – December 19, 2014

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President Obama disagrees with Sony’s decision to scrap release of “The Interview,” and Ban Ki-moon surveys Ebola-affected West Africa.

Obama: Benefits Of Keystone Would Be Minimal

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Bergdahl, who was held in Afghanistan for five years as prisoner of a pro-Taliban group, was released in a prisoner exchange with five Taliban commanders previously held at the Guantanamo Bay detention facility in May.

Obama: Sony ‘Made A Mistake’ In Pulling Controversial Film

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“We cannot have a society in which some dictator some place can impose censorship here in the United States,” Obama said.

Interview: The Holiday Season And Donating To The Wounded Warrior Project

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