Welch, a long-time Democratic member of the U.S. House, is up against Malloy, a Republican political newcomer. Malloy defeated former U.S. Attorney Christina Nolan in the GOP primary.
While the former federal prosecutor said she believes Roe v. Wade “needs to be preserved and upheld,” she characterized the proposed constitutional amendment to protect reproductive rights in Vermont as “extreme.”
The Republican U.S. Senate candidate said the Supreme Court confirmation process has become too politicized.
Leahy, a longtime member of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee, called for bipartisanship in the historic confirmation process of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, who would be the first Black woman on the Supreme Court.
Niki Thran, a doctor practicing in Randolph, said she is running for office in order to address major issues in the health care system, such as surprise billing, the opioid epidemic and the Covid-19 pandemic.
Vermont’s longest-serving U.S. senator, Patrick Leahy, will end a 48-year career when he retires in January 2023. In the nearly five decades since he was sworn in, American politics have evolved to look nearly unrecognizable from when he began.
Opponents, including Sens. Leahy and Sanders, said the bill would favor the wealthy, leave many Americans uninsured and add to the national debt.
A Senate panel today examined a “major crisis” in primary health care at a time when 30 million more patients will soon get health insurance under the Affordable Care Act and worsen an already acute doctor shortage.
Following are the comments of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) and Congressman Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) on USDA’s announcement Thursday that the agency will completely remove current regulations that limit use of genetically engineered (GE) alfalfa, a key commodity in dairy farming, including organic dairy farming, making alfalfa the first perennial GE crop approved for widespread planting.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Caitlin Graf Nation Books 212-340-8162 [email protected] NEW YORK, NY – January 19, 2011 – Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) will be publishing his now-famous filibuster against the tax cut deal made between the White House and congressional Republicans last month. THE SPEECH: A Historic Filibuster on Corporate Greed and the Decline of […]
Sens. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) today said Vermont would be in line for $10.8 million of a $5 billion appropriation for home heating assistance included in a spending bill that Senate Republicans are trying to block.
IMHO Vermont Senator Sanders is more likely to run for President in 2012 than former Vermont Governor Howard Dean. An independent run would be consistent with Bernie Sanders' history even before he became one of just two independents currently in the US Senate and, according to Wikipedia, the first person elected to the Senate who identifies himself as a socialist. To Sander's advantage, he is often underestimated.
David Dill, secretary of the Agency of Transportation, told his staff in an e-mail on Monday that he would leave state government as of Jan. 1. VIDEO of SHUMLIN PRESSER