Governor Jim Douglas says it’s critical for Republican
presidential candidate John McCain to pick a running mate who has
gubernatorial experience; Vermont delegates to the Democratic National Convention aren’t
just rallying and partying this week. Some are busy blogging – giving their take on the party – and the media
covering it. Commentator Deborah Luskin has devised her own fashion
protocol for what to wear after Labor Day.
Will a protracted battle between Barack Obama and Hillary
Clinton for the Democratic presidential nomination hurt the Party’s chances of
winning the November election? Senator Patrick Leahy, who supports Obama, says the
answer is yes, and he thinks Clinton should drop out of the
race. But Clinton’s supporters in Vermont have a very different
Bob Kinzel reports.
John McCain has returned to where he got his first big push toward the
Republican presidential nomination. In a town hall meeting in Exeter, New
Hampshire, McCain not only thanked supporters for his January primary win, he
added that he will “be back and back and back” because he considers New
Hampshire a battle ground state in the coming November election.
declaring victory in Vermont, John McCain said he will return during the general
election campaign. McCain
made his promise in a phone call to a small group of supporters last night.
Steve Zind reports.