Tangled Up In Blue

Nov 8, 2012

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Vermont was once a state of rock-ribbed Republicans, but its; Blue-state; status was solidified on Tuesday, with Republicans losing all but one statewide contest.So where does the Vermont GOP go from here? We take up that question Republican Representative Patti Komline and Oliver Olsen, a Republican who chose not to run for re-election to the House.

Also in the program, what is behind the election results in New Hampshire that saw women and Democrats getting decisive victories? John Gregg of the Valley News joins us to look at the politics that led to an all-female congressional delegation and woman in the governor's office.

And in Quebec, Montreal Mayor Gerald Tremblay has resigned and Laval Mayor Gilles Vaillancourt is under fire for allegations of corruption in the construction industry. Montreal Gazette reporter Linda Gyulai updates us on the developments.