Tag Archives: Vermont

Could A Socialist Senator Become A National Brand?

July 10, 2014

By Ailsa Chang National Public Radio As members of Congress continue hammering out a bill to improve the Department of Veterans Affairs’ beleaguered health care system, attention has focused on one man leading the charge: Bernie Sanders, Independent senator from Vermont and a self-described socialist. Sanders barely got 2 percent of the vote when he […]

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Strolling in the rain (Brattleboro Reformer)

June 4, 2012

By Josh Stilts BRATTLEBORO – When Lisa Bassick woke up Saturday morning to the sound of rain rattling against the windows of her Vernon home, a fearful thought struck her; “What if the storm deters people from coming to the Strolling of the Heifers?” “I was expecting to walk along empty streets,” Bassick said. But […]

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Editorial: The price of war (Times Argus)

May 31, 2012

Over the years Sen. Bernard Sanders has been a consistent defender of the interests of military veterans, and on Memorial Day he appeared at a variety of parades and ceremonies where he asked Vermonters to remember those who have served their country. Rep. Peter Welch was in Vermont this week promoting a program to help […]

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