No thanks, No Labels: All the names who snubbed third-par­ty offers

No thanks, No Labels: All the names who snubbed third-party offers

No Labels had anoth­er high-pro­file recruit turn down their offer to be at the top of a pres­i­den­tial tick­et as the third-par­ty orga­ni­za­tion con­tin­ues to search for a can­di­date in 2024.
The cen­trist polit­i­cal par­ty believes that the rematch of Pres­i­dent Joe Biden and for­mer Pres­i­dent Don­ald Trump gives it a gold­en oppor­tu­ni­ty to mount an effec­tive third-par­ty run.
But while the orga­ni­za­tion has had suc­cess get­ting itself on a hand­ful of bal­lots, it still doesn’t have a stan­dard bear­er. Here is a look at some of the most attrac­tive can­di­dates No Labels has tried to recruit.
Sen. Joe Manchin (D‑WV)

Sen. Joe Manchin (D‑WV) smiles while being intro­duced dur­ing an event on Fri­day, Jan. 12, 2024, in Man­ches­ter, N.H. (AP Photo/Charles Kru­pa)

One of the most well-known cen­trists in the Unit­ed States, Manchin flirt­ed with a pos­si­ble third-par­ty pres­i­den­tial run for months. His increas­ing rhetoric bash­ing Biden led many to believe he was lay­ing the ground­work for his own pres­i­den­tial run with No Labels, an orga­ni­za­tion he had allie …