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Sanders' Stepdaughter Carina Driscoll on Ballot for Mayor of Vermont City



    Levi Sanders Announces Bid for Congress in NH

    Levi Sanders is joining seven fellow Democrats and three Republicans in this year's race for the 1st Congressional District. Democratic Rep. Carol Shea-Porter is stepping down after her term ends.

    (Published Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018)

    Voters are set to decide whether to elect Bernie Sanders' stepdaughter as mayor of Vermont's largest city, where the independent senator got his political start.

    Carina Driscoll is running against incumbent Democratic Burlington Mayor Miro Weinberger and fellow independent Infinite Culcleasure on Tuesday's Town Meeting Day.

    In other gatherings around the state, voters will have their say on local issues.

    Thirty-six communities, including Burlington, are taking up resolutions related to climate change.

    Trump Responds to Putin Summit Criticism

    [NATL] Trump Responds to Putin Summit Criticism

    President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he misspoke during his summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, Finland. Trump said he does "accept" the intelligence community's conclusion that Russia meddled in the 2016 election. Trump also said he needed to clarify that he didn't see a reason why the meddling "wouldn't be Russia." Trump had said the opposite a day earlier, prompting bipartisan backlash.

    (Published Tuesday, July 17, 2018)

    Organizer 350Vermont says the campaign is about coming up with solutions to get the state off fossil fuels and make a fair and equitable transition toward renewable energy, electric vehicles and improved public transportation.

    Sanders' son Levi announced his candidacy for New Hampshire's 1st Congressional District last week.

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