Elections will test Dean’s 50 state strategy

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. As VPR’s Bob Kinzel reports, the 2008 elections will be an important test for the 50-state strategy.

Obama supporters credit organization, lack of support for war

Senator Barrack Obama scored a decisive victory over Hillary Clinton in Vermont’s Democratic primary. The Illinois senator was propelled to a double-digit lead over Senator Hillary Clinton by voters who said they were motivated by the war in Iraq and the need for change in the political landscape. VPR’s John Dillon reports.