When President Barack Obama ran for office three years ago, he cast himself as a
candidate promising bold change. Although he carried Vermont overwhelmingly, some of his most passionate supporters in the state are readjusting to a
more measured candidate Obama in 2012.
SLIDESHOW: Voter Voices
Lady Michelle Obama paid a brief visit to Vermont on Thursday to raise money at a pair
of sold-out events in Burlington. But first she spoke to members of the military and
their families to thank them for their service.
First Lady Michelle Obama’s fundraising in Vermont Thursday for her
husband’s re-election could be a record-breaker. Polls show Mrs. Obama is increasingly popular in Vermont, leading some to predict the first lady may bring in close to $500,000.
Earlier: First Lady To Meet With Guard Soldiers
Traffic: Motorcade May Disrupt Commute