Walter Freed and Brian Dubie join us from the Republican National Convention in Saint Paul, Minnesota to talk about the national ticket of McCain-Palin, and how Republican candidates in Vermont are approaching the November election.
The GOP convention starts next week, and Vermont’s top Republican office-holder will be in attendance: Governor Jim Douglas. We talk with Douglas about John McCain’s choice for vice president, the prospects for Republican candidates in the November elections.
A White River Junction company wants to get copies of a new book into the hands of delegates to the Democratic National Convention; Peter Welch says Vermont delegates to the Democratic National Convention will leave united; more…
Senator Bernie Sanders is using his role as an independent to gather
support for Democrat Barack Obama. Sanders joins us from the Democratic
convention in Denver to look at the role of independent voters and
Sanders’ own interest in working closely with Democrats.
Of the 20 Vermont delegates sent to the Democratic National Convention in Denver, at least a third are under the age of 30. Eight of the delegates, like Michael Pieciak of Brattleboro are committed to Hillary Clinton.
Howard Dean will gavel the Democratic National Convention to order later this afternoon; Vermont Democrats will have to choose between two candidates for lt. gov. during the primary on Sept. 9th; efforts are under way to restore Lake Champlain’s population of muskies.