Speaking last night during VPRs Congressional
debate, Democratic incumbent Peter Welch defended his vote in favor of the
legislation. But Welch says the bill is only the first step in a long term
effort to rebuild the economy:
In this program: Liberty Union candidate for U.S. House, Jane Newton, talks about her views on nuclear power, the Iraq war, and the bailout bill. Then, analysis from VPR reporter John Dillon, and a look back at voices in the news this week.
Incumbent Congressman Peter Welch so far doesn’t have to worry about a
Republican challenger in the November general election, but he does
face an opponent this Tuesday in the Democratic primary. Craig Hill of Montpelier is running against Welch for the Democratic
nomination, and says there are stark differences between them.