Peter Welch says a second stimulus package must be passed; Howard Dean speculates on his political future; Governor Douglas reshuffles his cabinet; Douglas concerned that a state milk commission may try to regulate retail prices; Author speaks to low-income Vermonter on the cycle of poverty; and commentator Mary McCallum on meaningful change.
Here are the top stories at 7:30 a.m.:
Peter Welch believes the framework for Barack Obama’s winning presidential
campaign was built in Vermont; The
latest vote count in the governor’s race shows Independent Anthony Pollina edging
out Democrat Gaye Symington for second place. Democrats,
Independents and Progressives are now looking back at the race, and they
promise not to divide their vote in the future…
When former Governor Howard Dean became chairman of the
Democratic National Committee in 2005, he put a controversial plan in place
that allocated financial resources to every state Democratic
committee in the country.
Bob Kinzel reports, the 2008 elections will be an important test for the 50-state
National Committee Chairman Howard Dean says last week’s win by his party’s
congressional candidate in what had been a strongly Republican Mississippi district
shows that his “50-state strategy” of strengthening his party is working.