Vermont’s Republican candidate for Congress says the national
Republican Party has "written off" his campaign. Paul
Beaudry says he hasn’t gotten any money for his race against Democratic Congressman Peter Welch.
The New Hampshire Republican nominee for
governor– Joe Kenney — got 93 percent
of the vote in last week’s primary. Kenney was running unopposed. But more than
a quarter of Republicans casting ballots skipped the governor’s race entirely.
Walter Freed and Brian Dubie join us from the Republican National Convention in Saint Paul, Minnesota to talk about the national ticket of McCain-Palin, and how Republican candidates in Vermont are approaching the November election.
The GOP convention starts next week, and Vermont’s top Republican office-holder will be in attendance: Governor Jim Douglas. We talk with Douglas about John McCain’s choice for vice president, the prospects for Republican candidates in the November elections.
Republican consultant who served three months in prison for his role in the
Election Day 2002 phone-jamming operation against New Hampshire Democrats says
he knows of no connection between the White House and the plot.