Generation Y

The early supporters

What, exactly, is the difference between Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump? “Everything,” you might say. “Every single thing.” Yeah, that’s mostly right, but not entirely. There is one very obvious similarity, in that both Sanders and Trump have, from opposite […]

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Local News

Senate passes stopgap transportation bill

On July 30, the Senate to passed a stopgap measure that would keep federal funds flowing to transportation projects throughout the United States for three months. “I reluctantly voted for a three-month extension to avoid a shutdown of federal  highway […]

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Featured

Bernie launches his presidential campaign

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders officially announced his candidacy for president, Tuesday. By Angelo Lynn “BERRR-NIE, BERRR-NIE, BERRR-NIE,” roared the enthusiastic, hometown crowd of 5,000 supporters as Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., took the stage late Tuesday afternoon, May 26, at Burlington’s […]

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Opinion

Bernie begs the question…

By Rob Roper Love him or hate him, one has to concede that Bernie Sanders has had a tremendous impact on the political direction of Vermont over the past a quarter century, plus. His influence has reverberated throughout the Green […]

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Featured

Bernie’s bid is no laughing matter

BERNIE SANDERS Don’t laugh. It’s no joke, this Bernie Sanders-for-president business. It is serious politics, serious enough to change the Democratic Party and the national conversation. If it has not already done so. Here’s the thing to remember about presidential nominating […]

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Opinion

Sanders statement on tax-dodging companies

On April 9, Sen. Bernie Sanders, the Senate Budget Committee ranking member, issued the following statement on new data showing the extent to which some American companies are avoiding taxes: “I applaud Citizens for Tax Justice for releasing new data […]

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