Appalled, Welch Reacts To Weiner Scandal

Vermont’s lone congressman is reacting to the news that one of his New York counterparts, Anthony Weiner, lied about sending a lewd photo of himself over Twitter. Analysis:  What Does It Mean To ‘Take Responsibility’?

Congressman Peter Welch

Rep. Peter Welch talks about everything from the financial reform bill to BP’s responsibility in the Gulf Coast.  Also, the first landscape auction in the U.S. is set for Vermont next month, and we read from our mailbag.

Congressman Peter Welch

We check in with Rep. Peter Welch about Congress’ work so far this term.  You can send your questions to  Also, we visit the town of Brunswick, Vermont.

VPR Evening News January 14th, 2009

New congress considers health care for children; Vt. Foodbank meets increased demand; Forensics lab says it can’t handle expected workload under proposed new law; Two counties declared disaster areas from December ice storm; Cold snap hits northeast; and commentator Mike Martin on Presidential places.