Mark Donka of Hartford is running as the Republican candidate for U.S.
House. He said in his announcement speech Monday that Congressman Peter Welch has not done enough to
curb the growing national debt.
In many parts of the country, U.S. policy in Afghanistan has divided
Democrats and Republicans running for
Congress. But in Vermont, two of the three GOP candidates for Congress agree
with Democrat Peter Welch that it's time to withdraw U.S. troops.