Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is coming to Vermont - just barely. He'll be in Norwich, a few miles across the Connecticut River from Dartmouth College, at a $500 plate dinner at the home of some high-rollers. If Biden wants to know what Vermonters think, maybe he could drive a little farther?Read more
VT Digger pundit calls GOP gubernatorial candidate John Klar a 'rural populist' with some surprising policy goals - for a conservative.
A farmer/lawyer from Brookfield, John Klar, stood on the State House steps with a crowd behind him and announced he will run for the Republican nomination for governor.
John Klar, a Vermont farmer and writer and former pastor and lawyer, of Brookfield, will seek the GOP nomination for governor as an "Agrepublican."Read more
Marijuana legalization, Bernie-style, offers expungement, $50 billion in aid – Burlington Free Press
Bernie Sanders announced at 4:20 pm yesterday that as president he would push for commercial marijuana and “invest” $50 billion of tax revenue into low-income, substance abuse, and minority programs. That, and expunge all pot-related criminal records.Read more
They’re both progressive, even by Vermont standards. But the policy differences between Sens. Bernie Sanders (VT) and Elizabeth Warren (MA) are becoming more apparent as the race for the Democratic presidential nomination continues.Read more
Rebecca Holcombe showed she serious as a Democratic candidate for the 2020 governor’s race. While other likely candidates have been shy of announcing, she’s going all out, hiring an experienced, out-of-state campaign manager.Read more
Vermont Senator Pat Leahy published a tweet purporting to help President Donald Trump know that Colorado doesn’t have a border with Mexico (that’s NEW Mexico, Mr. President). Was he equally helpful to longtime Senate pal Joe Biden when the 2020 presidential candidate said he was in Vermont while actually standing in New Hampshire?Read more
Bernie Sanders says It’s outrageous that Hillary Clinton is calling (or seems to be calling) fellow Democratic presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard a Russian asset.Read more
Joe Biden, the front-runner (?) for the Democratic nomination for president plans to visit Vermont November 9. Given his statement while in Keene, NH that he was in Vermont, perhaps reporters will be listening to hear if he says he’s in New Hampshire.Read more