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“I want you to know, I’ve heard you,” Clinton said in an appeal to Sanderistas. “Your cause is our cause. Our country needs your ideas, energy, and passion. That’s the only way we can turn our progressive platform into real change for America.”
Dean gives Sanders kudos for helping to unify the Democratic Party.
First-time delegates cling to Sanders’ revolution and are hesitant to accept Clinton as the nominee.
Maria Rinaldi: “I was trying to have the same experience everyone else in my delegation was having and I was unable to do that.”
The policy is largely defined by what it would not do: raise taxes or rely on additional borrowing. Scott calls for “pro-growth economic policies” in the form of tax credits, as well as greater efficiency at the Agency of Transportation.
Obama darted rhetorically between Clinton’s qualifications and Donald Trump’s shortcomings.
The senator thanked delegates from the region, which provided him some of his strongest support.
Area business groups warn that the battle over the possible arrival of Syrian refugees could hurt the region’s marketability. And the mayor, acknowledging that the process so far has led to division, is proposing an advisory group of both supporters and skeptics.
A new Vermont Public Radio poll finds that several candidates still haven’t managed to move most voters — or even to get their attention. Issues such as opiate abuse, however, are on the minds of many Vermonters.
Lisman wants a moratorium; Scott says he won’t stand in the way. All three Democrats support resettlement.
The most progressive delegates spurned pleas for party unity, booing loudly Monday and walking out Tuesday.
Dean thanked Sanders backers for bringing progressive causes to the forefront of the Democratic Party.
The governor’s race is a substantive one in which all five principal candidates are making serious public policy proposals. Second, not one of them is a fool or a scoundrel.