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Health Care Reform with Congressman Peter Welch
Friday, 08/07/09
By Bob Kinzel
Congressman Peter Welch is a member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee. The panel recently gave its approval to a new health care reform plan. We talk with the Congressman about the reasons why he voted for it.
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Leahy says he's disappointed Sotomayor drew so few GOP votes
Thursday, 08/06/09
By Bob Kinzel
Senator Patrick Leahy says he believes Judge Sonia Sotomayor will play become a leader on the U.S. Supreme Court.
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NPR Special Report on the Sotomayor Confirmation Hearings
Thursday, 07/16/09
NPR News analysts offer a special report to wrap-up the confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor.
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Leahy's in charge for the first time in a Supreme Court confirmation
Monday, 07/13/09
By Bob Kinzel
Senator Patrick Leahy is playing a critical role in the Senate's review of U-S Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor.
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Sen. Leahy's, Judge Sotomayor's opening statements in confirmation hearings
Monday, 07/13/09
Sen. Patrick Leahy made the first opening statement today as he opened Senate Judiciary Committee hearings into the nomination of Judge Sonia Sotomayor for a seat on the U.S. Supreme Court.
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Teen pregnancy rate inches upwards
Tuesday, 06/02/09
By Jane Lindholm
Why the teen pregancy rate is inching upwards after many years of promising trends. Judge Sonia Sotomayor's connection to Vermont.  An audio postcard from the town of Sudbury.
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Kunin: On the Sotomayor nomination
Tuesday, 06/09/09
By Madeleine M. Kunin
Commentator Madeleine Kunin has been thinking about ethnic and gender identity, and how it may - or may not - influence our ability to lead.
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Hanna: Women and the bench
Monday, 07/13/09
By Cheryl Hanna
This week, with the confirmation hearings beginning for Sonia Sotomayor, Vermont Law School Professor Cheryl Hanna  reflects on changes in the legal community - some right here at home.
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VT Edition interview: Sotomayor's connections to Vermont
Tuesday, 06/02/09
By Jane Lindholm
A Vermont friend of Judge Sonia Sotomayor describes how she got to know the Supreme Court nominee over the past decade as the judge heard cases from Vermont on the Second Circuit Court of Appeals.
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Leahy predicts quick confirmation for Sotomayor
Monday, 07/13/09
By Ross Sneyd
Senator Patrick Leahy predicts Sonia Sotomayor will be quickly confirmed to the Supreme Court. Senator Leahy says he won't permit any "name-calling or histrionics" when the Senate Judiciary Committee takes up Sotomayor's nomination later today.
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Leahy says Truth Commission will be delayed
Thursday, 06/25/09
By Bob Kinzel
Senator Patrick Leahy says he'll postpone creating a "Truth Commission" to investigate allegations of illegal detainee interrogation techniques by the Bush administration.
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Leahy says Sotomayor critics smearing character
Friday, 06/12/09
By Bob Kinzel
Senator Patrick Leahy says some critics of Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor are trying to smear her character before the Senate's confirmation hearings. Leahy says he's scheduled those hearings for mid- July so the full Senate can vote on the nomination before the August congressional recess.
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Shaheen to meet with Sotomayor
Monday, 06/08/09
New Hampshire Sen. Jeanne Shaheen gets her chance Monday to meet with U.S. Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor.
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Sotomayor has Vermont connections
Wednesday, 06/03/09
By Steve Zind
Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor has a deep Vermont connection. Sotomayor traveled to Vermont in 2007 to attend a memorial at Vermont Law School in South Royalton for her friend, the late Judge James Oakes. 
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Leahy defends Sotomayor’s qualifications
Wednesday, 06/03/09
Senator Patrick Leahy spent one-on-one time with Judge Sonia Sotomayor Tuesday on Capitol Hill. He delivered a strong defense of the Supreme Court nominee's record and qualifications. 
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Voices in the week's news: May 29, 2009
Friday, 05/29/09
Bennington's Southwestern Vermont Medical Center grappled with a shortfall, Vermonters weighed in on President Obama's Supreme Court nomination. These were some of the voices in the news this week:
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NH's Shaheen supports Sotomayor
Wednesday, 05/27/09
New Hampshire Sen. Jeanne Shaheen says she looks forward to a fair and swift confirmation for Judge Sonia Sotomayor, President Obama's nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court.
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