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May 5, 2001 | From Reuters
A U.S. federal appeals court will hear arguments Monday on the constitutionality of Vermont's campaign spending limits in a case that supporters of the restrictions say could have a dramatic effect on campaign financing across the country. The case, which will be heard by a three-judge panel of the U.S.
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May 5, 2001 | From Reuters
A U.S. federal appeals court will hear arguments Monday on the constitutionality of Vermont's campaign spending limits in a case that supporters of the restrictions say could have a dramatic effect on campaign financing across the country. The case, which will be heard by a three-judge panel of the U.S.
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April 27, 1990 | Associated Press
Former Gov. Richard A. Snelling launched his campaign Thursday to regain the office, saying the state "faces a dramatic blend of great opportunities and sobering risks."
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September 9, 1992 | From Associated Press
In voting delayed by Hurricane Andrew, Democratic state Sen. Carrie Meek won a Florida primary Tuesday that will make her the state's first black in Congress since Reconstruction. She faces no Republican opponent for the House seat. Some Dade County voters had to cast ballots in Army tents because of the hurricane damage. Florida's 66 other counties voted as scheduled Sept. 1. The winner of another Florida congressional primary Tuesday will be the first Cuban-born man in Congress.
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November 7, 1990 | From a Times Staff Writer
Former Burlington Mayor Bernard Sanders became the first socialist in the U.S. House of Representatives in 40 years Tuesday by ousting Republican Rep. Peter Smith. With 96% of the precincts reporting, Sanders had 108,061 votes, 56%, to 75,604 votes, 39%, for Smith. The comparison between Sanders and the last House socialist, Vito Marcantonio, highlights a significant change in the left wing of American politics. Only three members of Congress in this century have carried the socialist banner.
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October 24, 1990 | From Associated Press
A President who shows up at a fund-raiser for a freshman congressman usually hears his praises sung. But when Rep. Peter Smith (R-Vt.) introduced President Bush as the guest of honor Tuesday, the lawmaker took pains to emphasize his "specific disagreements" on civil rights and deficit reduction.
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July 27, 1988 | From Associated Press
Vermont Gov. Madeleine M. Kunin announced a bid for a third two-year term, promising to work for a universal health care plan similar to one recently adopted in Massachusetts. "It's a basic need that must be met," the 54-year-old Democrat said in a speech delivered Monday at Burlington's new community boathouse. Kunin doesn't have a challenger in the September primary election. She is likely to face House Republican leader Michael Bernhardt of Londonderry in November.
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September 14, 1988 | from Associated Press
Milwaukee Bucks basketball team owner Herbert Kohl defeated former Wisconsin Gov. Anthony S. Earl in a Democratic primary Tuesday for the seat of retiring Sen. William Proxmire. State Sen. Susan Engeleiter won the Republican race. With 84% of precincts reporting, Kohl had 217,568 votes, or 46%, and Earl had 179,603 votes, or 38%. In other results of primary voting in six states, Vermont's moderate Republican Rep.
NEWS
March 8, 1989
Four-term socialist Mayor Bernard Sanders' party won another victory in Burlington, Vt., as former community development director Peter Clavelle defeated Alderman Nancy Chioffi to become Sanders' successor. Clavelle, the Progressive Coalition candidate, had 5,626 ballots, or 52% of the vote, to 4,400, or 41%, for Democrat Chioffi, a store owner who also had Republican backing, according to unofficial results.
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January 9, 1987 | Associated Press
Democratic Gov. Madeleine M. Kunin was elected to a second term Thursday in a joint session of the Legislature, more than two months after Vermonters failed to award her a majority of their votes. Kunin received 139 votes from the combined House and Senate, while Republican Peter Smith received 39 votes and Burlington Mayor Bernard Sanders, the only socialist to head a U.S. city, received one vote.
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November 7, 1990 | From a Times Staff Writer
Former Burlington Mayor Bernard Sanders became the first socialist in the U.S. House of Representatives in 40 years Tuesday by ousting Republican Rep. Peter Smith. With 96% of the precincts reporting, Sanders had 108,061 votes, 56%, to 75,604 votes, 39%, for Smith. The comparison between Sanders and the last House socialist, Vito Marcantonio, highlights a significant change in the left wing of American politics. Only three members of Congress in this century have carried the socialist banner.
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October 31, 1990 | NANCY DAY, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Vermont, once known for its rock-ribbed Republicanism, sent Mr. Smith to Washington two years ago--but may replace him with a socialist. Newspaper polls in the Green Mountain State show a dead heat between Peter Smith, 45, a moderate Republican with a strong record on the environment and education, and Bernard Sanders, 49, an independent-socialist and the former mayor of Burlington, for the state's only seat in the U.S. House.
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October 24, 1990 | From Associated Press
A President who shows up at a fund-raiser for a freshman congressman usually hears his praises sung. But when Rep. Peter Smith (R-Vt.) introduced President Bush as the guest of honor Tuesday, the lawmaker took pains to emphasize his "specific disagreements" on civil rights and deficit reduction.
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April 27, 1990 | Associated Press
Former Gov. Richard A. Snelling launched his campaign Thursday to regain the office, saying the state "faces a dramatic blend of great opportunities and sobering risks."
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November 16, 1989 | BETTINA BOXALL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Most people who find out about an election in their hometown 3,000 miles away three days before the balloting would just shrug and forget about exercising their democratic right. But Richard Barnaby, technologically minded businessman that he is, turned to his fax machine. In another advance of the ever-expanding fax frontier, Barnaby had his Calais, Vt.
NEWS
March 8, 1989
Four-term socialist Mayor Bernard Sanders' party won another victory in Burlington, Vt., as former community development director Peter Clavelle defeated Alderman Nancy Chioffi to become Sanders' successor. Clavelle, the Progressive Coalition candidate, had 5,626 ballots, or 52% of the vote, to 4,400, or 41%, for Democrat Chioffi, a store owner who also had Republican backing, according to unofficial results.
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April 11, 1987 | Associated Press
Sen. Robert T. Stafford (R-Vt.), one of the Senate's leading environmentalists, announced Friday that he will not seek reelection. In a statement issued by his office, the 73-year-old senator said: "I am today formally announcing that I will not be a candidate for reelection in 1988." His staff was notified of the decision Friday afternoon by Stafford's administrative assistant. The senator had already left the office for a vacation.
NEWS
November 9, 1988
George Bush won the state's 3 electoral votes. With 94% of the vote counted, Bush led 52% to 48%. Rep. James M. Jeffords, a moderate Republican who has been the state's only House member for 14 years, easily kept the seat of retiring Sen. Robert Stafford in the GOP column. Jeffords defeated Democrat William Gray, a former U.S. attorney making his first run for statewide office, 70% to 30%. Democrat Madeleine Kunin won a third 2-year term as governor by making her best showing yet.
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September 14, 1988 | from Associated Press
Milwaukee Bucks basketball team owner Herbert Kohl defeated former Wisconsin Gov. Anthony S. Earl in a Democratic primary Tuesday for the seat of retiring Sen. William Proxmire. State Sen. Susan Engeleiter won the Republican race. With 84% of precincts reporting, Kohl had 217,568 votes, or 46%, and Earl had 179,603 votes, or 38%. In other results of primary voting in six states, Vermont's moderate Republican Rep.
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