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Live Debate: State Auditor Candidates
Wednesday, 10/17/12
By Jane Lindholm
State Auditor candidates Vince Illuzzi and Doug Hoffer debate what they'd bring to the office of State Auditor and explain why they'd be best to fill this role.
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State Treasurer Pledges Financial Stability
Wednesday, 10/17/12
By Mitch Wertlieb
In the first of two interviews, we hear from current state Democratic Treasurer Beth Pearce, who says she has a clear focus for Vermont's finances.
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Condos: Official Election Results May Be Delayed
Wednesday, 10/17/12
Secretary of State Jim Condos says the official results of the upcoming election could be delayed past Thanksgiving by a lawsuit brought by the U.S. Justice Department.
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GOP Super PAC Focusing On Down Ticket Races
Wednesday, 10/17/12
By Bob Kinzel
A Vermont based Republican Super PAC is on track to spend $1 million during the 2012 campaign and the group is putting a lot of its energy into the race for State Treasurer. The GOP Super PAC is called Vermonters First and it's bankrolled by Lenore Broughton of Burlington. The group has raised just over $684,000 for this campaign cycle and all but $900 has come from Broughton.
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Sanders Says Vermont Health Care Reform Is Model For U.S.
Tuesday, 10/16/12
By John Dillon
An annual Montpelier conference on mental health drew different political perspectives on a single-payer health care system.
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Progressives Trace Their History To Sanders' Mayoral Tenure
Tuesday, 10/16/12
Progressive Chairwoman Martha Abbott says the history of her party extends to Bernie Sanders' tenure as mayor of Burlington.
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Incumbents Far Ahead In Fundraising
Tuesday, 10/16/12
Monday was a state and federal campaign finance reporting deadline and, all around, Vermont's top politicians have a financial advantage over their challengers.
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Time Off Accusations In Race For Governor's Office
Tuesday, 10/16/12
Vermont's two leading candidates for governor continue to squabble over how much time off they've taken.
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Legislator Says PAC's Ads On Democrats' Tax Policy Is Off Base
Monday, 10/15/12
By John Dillon
Turn on your television or open your mailbox and it's hard to avoid an anti-tax message from a group called Vermonters First. The new political action committee is spending hundreds of thousands of dollars on political mailings and TV ads. One ad features a variety of people said to run their own businesses, including a designer and a hair stylist. They say they're worried that their cost of business may soon go up.
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Senate Candidates Trade Accusations, Fiery Rhetoric
Friday, 10/12/12
By Patti Daniels
The U.S. Senate race between independent Senator Bernie Sanders and Republican challenger John MacGovern is lopsided in terms of name-recognition and campaign finances, but you wouldn't know that from the tone of their debate Friday.
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Justice Department Sues Vermont Over Late Ballots
Friday, 10/12/12
The U.S. Justice Department has filed a lawsuit against the state of Vermont and Secretary of State Jim Condos.
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Liberal Super PAC Puts Money Into Treasurer Race
Thursday, 10/11/12
By John Dillon
A liberal super PAC is throwing support and money behind State Treasurer Beth Pearce. Pearce faces a challenge from Republican Wendy Wilton, who is the Rutland city treasurer.
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Brock Hits Shumlin On Time Out Of State
Thursday, 10/11/12
By John Dillon
Republican gubernatorial challenger Randy Brock says Gov. Peter Shumlin has spent too much time away from Montpelier. But Shumlin's campaign says many of those trips were for official business.
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NH Clerks Brace For Long Lines As Students Register To Vote
Thursday, 10/11/12
By Charlotte Albright
Town clerks are gearing up for election day. But along the Connecticut River, the time it takes to vote may depend on where you live. That's because, unlike Vermont, New Hampshire is phasing in a new law that will require voters to show a photo ID.
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On Both Sides Of Aisle, Candidates Look To Avoid Partisan Bickering
Wednesday, 10/10/12
By Jane Lindholm
Congressman Peter Welch has been railing against partisan bickering for nearly his entire term in the U.S. House. And Welch's challenger, Republican Mark Donka, says if elected he would find a way to bypass the party-line stand-offs on crucial issues like the budget.
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Analysis: Progressive Party Evolves Over 30-Year History
Wednesday, 10/10/12
By Hamilton E. Davis
On March 4, 1981, Burlington residents awoke to a political shock. Bernie Sanders, a 39-year-old, tousle-haired radical from New York City had defeated the incumbent Democrat Gordie Paquette for mayor of the city. And he started a political revolution.
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How To Pay For Single Payer? The Answer Will Have To Wait
Wednesday, 10/10/12
By Bob Kinzel
A provision in Vermont's health care law called on the Shumlin Administration to identify several ways to finance a single payer health care system early next year. But the 2013 date was chosen when it seemed that the state might get a federal waiver to implement a single payer plan in the next few years.  Since that possibility now seems remote, officials say it doesn't make any sense to vote on a plan until at least 2015.
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Live Debate: U.S. House Candidates
Wednesday, 10/10/12
By Jane Lindholm
The major party candidates for Vermont's congressional seat, Democratic incumbent Peter Welch and Republican challenger Mark Donka, meet in debate live at noon on Wednesday.
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Live Coverage Of The Vice Presidential Debate
Thursday, 10/11/12
VPR airs coverage of the Vice Presidential debate between Vice President Joe Biden and Congressman Paul Ryan, live from Centre College in Danville Kentucky. The focus is foreign and domestic policy.
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Burlington Mails Corrected Ballots To Early Voters
Wednesday, 10/10/12
Burlington has mailed corrected city election ballots to 523 voters who asked for absentee ballots or voted early at City Hall.
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Vt. Yankee Lawsuit Divides AG Candidates
Tuesday, 10/09/12
By Bob Kinzel
The future of the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant is emerging as an issue in the race for Attorney General. While Incumbent Democrat Bill Sorrell is defending the state's decision to try to close the plant as soon as possible, his two opponents oppose the strategy for different reasons.
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Candidates Take Sides On Mountaintop Wind Moratorium
Monday, 10/08/12
The Republicans seeking the top two state offices both support a moratorium on large-scale wind tower development in Vermont.
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Scott Nearing Final Leg Of Statewide Bike Tour
Monday, 10/08/12
A 500-mile, 14-county bicycle tour is giving Vermont's lieutenant governor a new perspective on the state as he campaigns for a second term. The tour is also providing him plenty of time to think about the issues.
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Leahy, Shumlin Critique President's Debate Performance
Friday, 10/05/12
By John Dillon
Leading Vermont Democrats say they hope President Barack Obama improves his performance in the presidential debates.
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