Vermonters served in Afghanistan from the highest levels of the United Nations to combat. They take away different lessons from the war and the Afghan government’s rapid unwinding. One wants to bring Afghans to Vermont.
“The pandemic can’t be solved alone, and the economic problems can’t be solved alone,” says the former U.S. ambassador and United Nations envoy from Windham County.
‘It’s not about me representing Blacks — I represent all the people,’ says Brattleboro Fourth of July favorite Alfred Hughes Jr.,
The former U.S. diplomat and Vermont politician says he’s perplexed by President Trump’s motivation to greenlight Turkish strikes in northern Syria.
“It is an extraordinary moment,” the former U.S. ambassador and United Nations diplomat said of the current state of U.S. foreign affairs.
More than $18.3 million in total was raised for all Vermont races, an unprecedented amount for an election year in the Green Mountain State.
If Vermont is to move forward on renewable energy, we needs reasoned debate, respect for opposing concerns and consensus.
Vermont is fortunate in having two very well qualified candidates for governor. Unfortunately, the campaign has done little to highlight the very significant policy differences between the two.
Candidates in the primaries for governor spent $5 million. In 2010, candidates spent $1.7 million.
Voters who are fired up by opposition to wind projects are believed to be a small minority. But in a close race they could make a big difference, said retired Middlebury College political science professor Eric Davis.
While unity was on display Wednesday, the party hasn’t decided how far it will go in working with nominee David Zuckerman, a Progressive. Nor has third-place gubernatorial finisher Peter Galbraith endorsed winner Sue Minter.
Bruce Lisman’s money bought him little more than humiliation, losing by some 20 percentage points to Phil Scott. But a slew of TV ads in the final days before the primary explains state Sen. David Zuckerman’s apparent victory in the Democratic primary for lieutenant governor.
With most precincts reporting, the former VTrans secretary had a double-digit lead over Matt Dunne, with Peter Galbraith a distant third.
The Windsor County town’s gubernatorial vote totals have matched statewide results in 20 of the last 21 general elections. But on primary day this year, residents confounded pundits seeking easily explained trends.