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Democratic gubernatorial debate: Candidates call for systemic change

With the statewide primary taking place on Aug. 11,  followed by the general election on Nov. 3, candidates tried to set themselves apart while also lodging hits at incumbent Republican Gov. Phil Scott, who is running for his second term.

By Lucy Townend

June 25, 2020

Lt. Gov. David Zuckerman, former Vermont Secretary of Education Rebecca Holcombe and attorney Patrick Winburn, the three gubernatorial candidates, discussed issues including re-opening the state, police reform and climate change.

Bernie Sanders Holds Labor Day Rally in Middlebury

Sanders greets the crowd following his speech.


September 5, 2018

Crowds gathered on the Town Green in Middlebury on Monday, September 3 for the annual Labor Day Rally. Similar to previous instances of the event, Senator Bernie Sanders attended and was the culminating speaker in a three-hour lineup, which included Representative Peter Welch, Vermont Senator Chris...

Doyle Polls Vermonters on Major Issues

Doyle Polls Vermonters on Major Issues

By Isaac Baker

April 17, 2013

  For the last 41 years, Vermont state senator Bill Doyle (R) has distributed a survey to Vermonters asking them about some of the most pressing issues facing the state. This year marks the 42nd edition of the “Doyle Poll.” Despite Doyle’s credentials as a long-time political science...

Vermont Legislature Outlines Ambitious 2013 Goals

Shap Smith, recently sworn in as speaker of the Vt. House, has ambitious plans for 2013. (Courtesy/VTDigger)

By Molly Talbert

January 16, 2013

Last Wednesday, Jan. 9 the 2013 Vermont legislation session began in Montpelier. The Speaker of the House, Shap Smith (D), opened the session with an address outlining several challenges that he would like to tackle in 2013. These include: education reform, universal health care, coping with climate...

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