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1 hr ago | Common Dreams

Nation's Boldest GMO Label Law Nears Passage in Vermont

After a groundswell of support from state residents fueled by grassroots activism, Vermont is on track to become the first state to require the labeling of food that contains genetically modified organisms .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Vermont, Senator Bernie Sanders, Vermont Government, US Governors, Peter Shumlin, Agriculture, Science

5 hrs ago | WCAX-TV Burlington

Shumlin discusses flooding aftermath

After this week's whirlwind weather events and major flooding Tuesday, Gov. Peter Shumlin, VTrans and state transportation officials held a news conference Wednesday to discuss the aftermath.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Peter Shumlin, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Bernie Sanders, Vermont, Vermont Government

9 hrs ago | Common Dreams

Senator Bernie Sanders Applauds Vermont Senate Vote on Food Labels

April 16 - U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders today welcomed a Vermont Senate vote to require labels on food containing genetically-modified ingredients.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Bernie Sanders, Healthcare Law, Law, Liberal Political News

Tue Apr 15, 2014

State Press

Sebelius's departure overshadows Veterans Affairs hospital debacle

One of the top political stories to come out of the past week was the resignation of Health and Human Services Department Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, who led the rollout of the new health care marketplace established by the Affordable Care Act.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Healthcare Law, Law, Jeff Miller, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, David Vitter, US Senate

Bangor Daily News

Wednesday April 16, 2014: Maine Democratic primary, background checks, IQs

In reading the good piece by Wayne E. Reilly , I assume that many readers were surprised at the number of coal barges that came up the Penobscot River once "ice-out" was obtained.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Angus King, Senator Bernie Sanders, Opinion

Daily Kos

Why Bernie Sanders should not run in 2016

A few days ago, I saw on this website that Senator Bernie Sanders is thinking of making an independent bid for President in 2016 .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton

The Nation

A. Philip Randolph Was Right: 'We Will Need To Continue Demonstrations"

"Legislation is enacted under pressure," argued the labor leader and civil rights pioneer who had first called for a March on Washington in 1941, when he was advocating for the integration of defense industries.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Senator Bernie Sanders, Liberal Political News

The Washington Post

Rand Paula s Achilles heel

The Wall Street Journal's Bret Stephens calls it "bark-at-the-moon lunacy about Halliburton."

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Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Bernie Sanders, Republican, Senator Rand Paul

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Burlington Free Press

Former NSA head to speak at Norwich commencement

The man in charge of the National Security Agency while it secretly monitored the communications of foreign leaders and millions of Americans will be the 2014 commencement speaker at Norwich University, the school announced Monday.

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Related Topix: Norwich University, US Politics, US News, US Senate

Lincoln Daily News

U.S. Senator Warns Of Disenchanted Voters In New Hampshire

Vermont U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders warned that a growing number of Americans were losing faith in the political system at a New Hampshire site that often hosts presidential primary debates.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Bernie Sanders, Saint Anselm College, Manchester, NH, Hillary Clinton

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Examiner.com

Vermont is #1 Among the States for Pay Equity

The American Association of Women Nationwide studied the pay gap between men and women and found that women receive 77 cents for every dollar a man makes.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Patrick Leahy, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Bernie Sanders

The Brattleboro Reformer

Sanders speaks in N.H. as he mulls 2016 run

Still weighing a possible run for president, independent U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders told a New Hampshire crowd he doesn't shy away from a platform based on a socialist agenda.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Bernie Sanders, Saint Anselm College, Brattleboro, VT

New York Daily News

The first Brooklyn President?

He still has the Brooklyn accent and seemingly animated wisps of white hair. And now Bernie Sanders, ever the revolutionary in a capital owned by the status quo, is mulling a run for president to confront Hillary Clinton from the left.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton, Chris Christie, US Governors, 2012 Presidential Election, Opinion

Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Huffington Post

Bernie Sanders Warns Americans Are Losing Faith In The Political System

OCTOBER 8: Sen. Bernie Sanders is seen outside the Supreme Court in Washington, on October 8, 2013 in Washington, DC.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Bernie Sanders, Patrick Leahy, Democrat, Manchester, NH

WMUR-TV Manchester

Political Standing for April 11, 2014

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Related Topix: Death Penalty, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Senator Bernie Sanders

Slate Magazine

McCutcheon Breeds Cynicism

With the impending demise of The Colbert Report, we're not just losing "Stephen Colbert" the character, but also, very likely, Stephen Colbert the political agitator and one of the heroes in the public discourse around campaign finance laws.

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Related Topix: The Colbert Report, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, US News, Anthony Kennedy, US Politics, US Senate, Senator Bernie Sanders

American Reporter

Make My DayTHE Feller is a Smeller

It's always time to worry when you hear that something has to be done, and done right away, or else a calamity of unimagined proportions will strike.

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Related Topix: US News, Patriot Act, Social Security, Personal Finance, US Politics, US Senate, Senator Bernie Sanders

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Boston.com

Bernie Sanders seeks to pull Democrats left in 2016 primary

Bernie Sanders has been calling activists and traveling the country with a question: Could he vault from his US Senate seat representing what is fondly called the People's Republic of Vermont to the White House? His next stop in search of an answer is the first presidential primary state of New Hampshire, where this weekend he plans to bring his ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Senator Bernie Sanders, Activism, Vermont, January

Boston.com

Correction: Federal Grants story

In a story April 10 about two federal grants for rural development projects, The Associated Press, relying on information from the state's congressional delegation, erroneously reported the name of one of the recipients.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, US Politics, US News, Patrick Leahy, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Bernie Sanders

The Nation

Bernie Sanders Versus Citizens United

Citizens United is not just the default reference for US Supreme Court decisions -- including the 2010 Citizens United v.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Senator Bernie Sanders, US Supreme Court, ACLU, Immigration Reform

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