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
10:00pm, NPR’s Robert Siegel and Melissa Block host NPR’s Primary
Special recapping results in Texas, Ohio, Rhode Island, and Vermont.
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.
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.
John Dillon reports.
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.
One week from now, Vermonters will go to the polls and choose which
party and which candidate to vote for the presidential primary. VPR’s Jane Lindholm speaks with political analyst Eric
Davis about the candidates.
Ross is a member of the DNC and he’s backing Barack Obama in this year’s presidential primary. Billi Gosh is a member of the
DNC and a supporter of Hillary Clinton. They spoke with VPR’s Bob Kinzel about why
they are supporting their candidates.