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Trump Day

It is very early morning here in Vermont and I have a busy day planned.  I don’t intend to watch the transfer of power from Barack Obama to Donald Trump, but will spend time dealing with local school budgets for the Town Finance Committee and having lunch with some women from my mystery book group,  281 more words

Politics

Your Members of Congress Need to Hear from You on Jeff Sessions' Confirmation as Attorney General

Senator Jeff Sessions (R-Alabama), President-elect Trump’s nominee for Attorney General, had the opportunity last week to appear in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee to convince the Committee and the American people that he can be trusted to serve as the nation’s chief law enforcement officer. 886 more words

Changing Policy

Lectures By Leaky Leahy

Vermont’s perennially-serving Senator, Patrick Leahy, recently managed to unload a press release on a Russian “hacking” event at Burlington Electric Department.

State-sponsored Russian hacking is a serious threat, and the attempts to penetrate the electric grid through a Vermont utility are the latest example. 900 more words

State Of Vermont

Leahy calls Russian malware code direct threat to Vermont

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Vermont U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy says the discovery of a malware code used by Russian hackers on a Vermont utility’s laptop is the latest example that state-sponsored Russian hacking is a serious threat. 119 more words

News

Bernie Sanders For Senate Budget Committee Chair?

Speaker of the House, Paul Ryan, used the threat of the Democrats taking back the Senate by invoking fears of a Senate Budget Committee chaired by the Independent Senator, and… 1,791 more words

Efin Reality News

Bad days for the VTGOP

You could excuse Phil Scott for feeling down in the dumps these days. There was the ice-bath shock of the VPR Poll, showing a dead heat in the race for governor. 827 more words

2016 Election

Bernie Steps Up (and Pat Already Has)

Time for a follow-up to my recent post about the lack of support for Sue Minter from Vermont’s Congressional delegation. First, the good news:

Saturday, Oct.

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2016 Election