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Activists are concerned about systemic bias that permeates Vermont’s correctional, educational and child protection systems.
Sen. Dick Sears casts a key swing vote in the sick leave bill. Gov. Shumlin and Rep. Anne Donahue sharply disagree on forced psychiatric drugs. Speaker Shap says “we’ll see what happens” on whether he’ll re-enter the race for governor.
Health care and foreign policy dominated the PBS debate, the last scheduled before key contests in South Carolina and Nevada later this month.
The senator also gains the support — or at least the ear — of prominent African-Americans as he looks toward South Carolina.
Nine months ahead of Vermont’s gubernatorial election, the Vermont Democratic Party is amping up its criticism of the highest-profile Republican candidate, Lt. Gov. Phil Scott, both directly and through operatives. James Valente, a Brattleboro lawyer and former vice chair of the Vermont Democratic Party, filed a complaint with the attorney general’s office alleging campaign finance […]
Sanders’ ability to tap into middle class voter frustration with grimmer economic prospects could carry him to the White House.
The decisive win gives Sanders more delegates than Clinton, but perhaps more importantly adds to his momentum going into the Nevada and South Carolina primaries.
Candidates Christie, Bush, Fiorina and a gaggle of pundits descend upon an otherwise unremarkable hotel in downtown Manchester that serves as a media command post in the days before the NH primary.
Chris Lu, secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor, said paid sick leave, eventually will become as accepted as the 40-hour work week, a ban on child labor and other fair work laws.
The House is in the preliminary stages of its budget review process, but lawmakers are seeing a lot not to like.
Heedless of attacks from the Bill and Hillary Clinton campaign, Sanders crisscrosses New Hampshire in get out the vote effort.
Bill Clinton assailed Sanders as hypocritical and “hermetically sealed”; Madeleine Albright scorned young women who are supporting the Vermont senator; and Gloria Steinem said young women are backing Sanders because “the boys are with Bernie.”
After a rebellious teenage dive into liberal politics, Julia Barnes now bucks the conventional wisdom about her candidate’s rise in the Granite State.
Whatever Hillary Clinton may lack, name recognition is not it. She is one of the best known people in the entire world, far better known than Bernie Sanders was a few months ago, even in New Hampshire.