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Democratic Superdelegates Key to Sanders Campaign

Harry Cramer

February 24, 2016

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Bernie Sanders enjoys more popular support in Vermont than any other state in the nation. Yet even here, Sanders faces an uphill climb for the Democratic nomination. The reason: superdelegates. As Ben Kamisar explains in the...

Death of Supreme Court Justice Ignites Partisan Debate

Harry Cramer

February 17, 2016

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The unexpected death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has infused the Democratic and Republican primaries with new drama. Last Friday, Feb. 12, Scalia was found dead of natural causes at a luxury resort in West Texas. He was...

Daily Fantasy Sports Illegal in Vermont

Harry Cramer

January 27, 2016

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Daily fantasy sports (DFS) players in Vermont may soon earn something they hadn’t bet on: a substantial fine. On Jan. 15, the Vermont Attorney General’s Office said that betting on DFS was illegal in Vermont. Popularized...

Shumlin Delivers Final State of State Address

Harry Cramer

January 20, 2016

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On January 7, Governor of Vermont Peter Shumlin delivered his sixth and final State of the State address, in which he reflected on his successes in office — and the challenges that lie ahead for Vermont. Shumlin has elected...

Chief del Pozo Confronts Opiate Crisis

Rebecca Walker

January 20, 2016

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Burlington Police Chief Brandon del Pozo recently outlined his strategy to combat the rising opiate crisis that has gained attention both within Vermont and nationally. Various gangs have formed active drug networks in Burlington,...

Vermont Engages with Paris Climate Talks

Alessandria Schumacher

December 9, 2015

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Although Vermont is over 3,000 miles from Paris, Vermonters are not letting the distance silence their voices on climate change action. Since the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference began in Paris last week, Vermonters...

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