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Women, run for local election

Women, run for local election

Emily Johnston

February 12, 2020

America’s governance needs more women in politics and more people representing younger generations. In 2018, Vermont had the second highest number of female legislators in the country with 39.4%, according to a 2019 Center for American Women in Politics study. In Burlington, five out of 12 city council mem...

In 2020, we can’t lose sight of the fight for the Senate

In 2020, we can’t lose sight of the fight for the Senate

Chris Harrell

August 31, 2019

This summer’s political headlines have been filled with drama from the run up to the Democratic primary. Sen. Bernie Sanders did this, former Vice President Joe Biden said that,  Sen. Elizabeth Warren released a plan for that. But one giant piece of the 2020 puzzle isn’t getting enough attention: t...

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