If it wasn't official before, it is now: Bernie Sanders is running for president. Supporters, members of the press and onlookers are descending upon Burlington's Waterfront Park this afternoon to see the independent senator — who is running as a Democrat — launch his bid for a primary nomination.
Plenty of people know a lot about Sen. Bernie Sanders' politics – they’ve been remarkably consistent over the years – but with Sanders kicking off his presidential run this week, there are plenty of other questions. How can Sanders beat Democratic front runner Hillary Clinton? How will Sanders’ Vermont roots influence the way voters think about him? Will Vermont’s close proximity to New Hampshire make a difference in Sanders’ efforts to win that state’s first-in-the-nation primary?
Long summer days seem to welcome every genre of literature -- from page-turning mysteries, to breezy romances, to classics that feel like old friends. On the next Vermont Edition, it's our summer book show!
Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders officially kicks off his campaign to become the Democratic nominee for President with a big event on the Burlington waterfront Tuesday afternoon. Live at noon, we talk to politics watchers about Senator Sanders' career, chances and the campaign to come.
Each year, VPR collaborates with the Vermont Humanities Council for "Vermont Reads," a statewide reading program. This year, people around Vermont are reading and discussing Haroun and the Sea of Stories by acclaimed author Salman Rushdie.
Memorial Day weekend marks the start of the season for most Vermont State Parks. Volunteers are wanted to staff a visitors center in Smugglers' Notch. VTrans finishes a bridge replacement in Stowe and is starting another in East Burke.