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Chase Clifford, who grew up in Essex and returned home to Vermont during the pandemic, said the time she spent in Rep. Ayanna Pressley’s office had left her frustrated by the pace of change in Washington. “We need far more progressive power on the Hill,” she said.
“As Vermont’s lieutenant governor, I’ve spent a lot of time getting to every corner of the state, meeting with Vermonters directly,” Gray said. “And what I know is that we will need a champion in Washington who’s going to fight like hell for every corner of our state.”
Vermont women have had a good reason to be chagrined. Vermont is the only state in the nation never to have sent a woman to Congress.
Former U.S. Rep. Peter Smith cites a saying that “if you wanna surf, you gotta get ahead of the wave. In politics, the wave broke right on top of me. I was in the wrong place at the wrong time.”
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The Vermont independent and Democratic Sen. Patrick Leahy both took to the Senate floor Thursday to push Congress to act quickly.
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi said the House will continue investigating the Trump administration under the 'umbrella of impeachment inquiry.'
The industry is spending record sums to hire Washington lobbyists, and they are running ads claiming that more affordable drugs will actually harm consumers.
Ahead of this weekend's memorial services for U.S. Sen. John McCain, Sen. Patrick Leahy remembers the Arizona Republican as a conscientious colleague and a friend.
The number of searches of electronic devices conducted at border crossings increased 64 percent from 2016 to 2017.
Sen. Bernie Sanders’s son is considering a run for a congressional seat soon to be vacated by a Democratic incumbent.
Sen. Patrick Leahy, the chamber’s senior member, called it “in many ways the most frustrating year that I’ve been here.”
Dr. Daniel Freilich says he will refuse all special-interest or corporate money and depicts the six-term incumbent as part of the problem in D.C.