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Cobb to hold Portland Press Conference

David Cobb will be in Portland on Monday and is holding a downtown press conference with other candidates from the Pacific Green Party.

The Green Party Presidential Candidate will also meet with press in Corvallis on his only general election visit to Oregon

Green Party presidential candidate David Cobb will hold a press conference in Portland on Monday, October 4, at 1 p.m., at 1020 SW Taylor, Suite 230, in the conference room of the Law Office of Alan Graf. Pacific Green Party U.S. Senate candidate Teresa Keane and other PGP candidates will also be on hand at the press conference.

Cobb will be the featured speaker later that evening in Corvallis, at the Rock -n- Register benefit concert, at the Odd Fellows Hall in Corvallis, 223 SW Second Street. The concert runs from 7-11 p.m. Cobb is expected to speak at 8:50 and will be available to meet with the press after his address until 9:30 p.m. The concert will feature two bands, the Maharimbas and Sweetspot, as well as Teresa Keane and Hosanna Broderick, Pacific Green Party candidate for the Benton County Commission.

This will be Cobb's only general election visit to Oregon. Cobb made a campaign swing through Oregon in April, stopping in Eugene, Corvallis, Salem and Portland, prior to his nomination.

"David Cobb is addressing all the issues which the two-party candidates are unable or unwilling to face. Cobb is calling for the immediate end of the occupation of Iraq and a repeal of the unconstitutional 'Patriot' Act. Cobb talks about the need for a Living Wage, for universal health care and for creating a genuine democracy in this country. He will also answer the question on everyone's mind—whether he will be a 'spoiler' in contested states like Oregon," said Cobb's Oregon-based Media Director, Blair Bobier.

Cobb's running mate, Pat LaMarche, will be in Oregon on October 1 as part of her two week Left Out Tour in which she is sleeping on the streets and in homeless shelters to draw attention to the plight of our least privileged citizens.

The Green Party is the fastest growing party in the U.S. For more information about the Cobb-LaMarche campaign, see  http://www.votecobb.org. Information about the Pacific Green Party of Oregon can be found at  http://www.pacificgreens.org.

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