Tag Archives: Jasper Craven

Red meat and Trump: Vermonters celebrate inauguration in D.C.
Local News
January 25, 2017

Red meat and Trump: Vermonters celebrate inauguration in D.C.

By Jasper Craven, VTDigger

On Thursday evening, Jan. 19, in the back room of a dimly lit steakhouse near the White House, roughly 20 Donald Trump supporters from Vermont gathered to celebrate November’s Republican victory: the menu was red meat and wine. The gathered group…

State News
December 14, 2016

Scott’s shares plan for working with president-elect Trump

By Jasper Craven, VTDigger.org

In his first news conference in more than a month, Republican Gov.-elect Phil Scott shared updates Monday, Dec. 12, on his budgeting and hiring process, tiptoed around any talk of the recent controversial pronouncements and political appointments by Donald Trump, and…

State News
June 7, 2016

Sanders given significant influence over party platform

By Jasper Craven, VTDigger.org

Armed with a resonant message, more than 2.4 million small-dollar donors and 21 primary and caucus victories, Bernie Sanders has accrued a deep well of political power that is already paying off ahead of July’s Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.

In…

State News
February 9, 2016

Sanders and Clinton tie in Iowa

Cruz beats Trump by four points

By Jasper Craven, VTDigger.org

DES MOINES — In a Democratic presidential race often defined as a contest between the head of Hillary Clinton and the heart of Bernie Sanders, Iowans were virtually split Monday on which political organ they…

State News
February 3, 2016

How to win in Iowa

Keep talking, listening, moving

By Jasper Craven, VTDigger.org

At his fourth campaign stop of the day on a recent Friday, presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders’ voice was hoarse from hours of talking. His energy level, however, was hardly flagging. Eight more forums, speeches and rallies were…

Lisman worth $50.9 million
State News
January 12, 2016

Lisman worth $50.9 million

By Erin Mansfield, VTDigger

Bruce Lisman

Gubernatorial candidate urges others running to disclose financial records

By Jasper Craven, VTDigger.org

Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Lisman is worth $50.9 million, according to newly released tax and financial data from the campaign.

Lisman spent…

State News
January 7, 2016

The Bernie blackout?

By Jasper Craven, VTDigger.org

So far this year, Bernie Sanders has been on ABC “World News Tonight” for a total of 20 seconds. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has received 81 minutes of coverage on the same program.

During a recent speech here…