VPR coverage of Town Meeting Day and the Vermont Primary

Join VPR and NPR for full coverage of the day’s political activities across Vermont and the country. At 7pm, tune in for VPR’s coverage of Town Meeting Day, hosted by VPR’s Steve Delaney. At 8:30pm, VPR joins NPR’s All Things Considered for updated primary coverage. At 10:00pm, NPR’s Robert Siegel and Melissa Block host NPR’s Primary Special recapping results in Texas, Ohio, Rhode Island, and Vermont.

Midday Newscast: March 3, 2008

Sen. Barack Obama says he understand why Sen. Leahy wants a delay in passport requirements at the US-Canada border; get-out-the-vote efforts are in full swing for tomorrow’s presidential primary; Vermont’s two largest cities are facing a number of issues on their Town Meeting Day ballots.

Clinton, Obama hoping for Vermont’s delegates

Vermont’s presidential primary was once a political backwater. The voting often came long after the race was decided. And the state didn’t have enough delegates to make a difference. That’s all changed this year. Democratic strategists say when the votes are tallied on Tuesday, Vermont will count as much as the big states of Ohio and Texas. VPR’s John Dillon reports.

Chelsea Clinton sweeps through Burlington

Chelsea Clinton swept through Burlington today to drum up enthusiasm for her mother’s presidential campaign. Clinton dropped in at downtown cafes and stores before taking questions from students at University of Vermont.

Chelsea Clinton campaigns in Vermont today

Chelsea Clinton’s coming to Vermont today to hit the campaign trail for her mother, presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. The former first daughter will be on Church Street at 9:15.

Chelsea Clinton to visit Vermont

Former First Daughter Chelsea Clinton will be in Vermont on Friday stumping for the presidential campaign of her mother, New York Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton.