Opinion

Where the election stands

By Lee H. Hamilton The next few weeks in politics are a little like the All-Star break in baseball. With the Republican and Democratic national conventions upon us, it’s a good time to step back and assess this year’s election. […]

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Generation Y

Faking change

By Brett Yates On July 21, from the stage at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, the libertarian billionaire Peter Thiel proclaimed before a crowd of fellow Donald Trump supporters that he is “proud to be gay”—an unprecedented event at a […]

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Generation Y

The True North, strong and free

Do you know someone who goes around claiming that, if Donald Trump is elected president, he’ll move to Canada in protest? This will never happen—first, because Donald Trump will never be the president; and second, because even if Trump did […]

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State News

Burlington charges Trump for Flynn rally

By Morgan True, VTDigger.org Burlington City officials have billed Donald Trump’s campaign for costs incurred for public safety and security during his Jan. 7 rally at the Flynn Center on Main Street. Mayor Miro Weinberger sent the Republican presidential candidate […]

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State News

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 […]

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State News

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 […]

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Letter

Mass media’s “silly season” persists

Dear Editor. The “silly season” for the mass media is supposed to be a short period of time, “usually late summer when the media focuses on trivial or frivolous matters for lack of major news stories,” according to the Merriam-Webster […]

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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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