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Vermont: U.S. state in the United States
Vermont is a state in the New England region of the northeastern United States. It borders the U.S. states of Massachusetts to the south, New Hampshire to the east, New York to the west, and the Canadian province of Quebec to the north. Vermont is the second-smallest by population and the sixth-smallest by area of the 50 U.S. states. The state capital is Montpelier, the least populous state capital in the United States. The most populous city, Burlington, is the least populous city to be the most populous city in a state. As of 2019, Vermont was the leading producer of maple syrup in the United States. In crime statistics, it was ranked since 2016 as the safest state in the country.

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Opioid Treatment Is Used Vastly More in States That Expanded Medicaid

The states with the highest Medicaid prescribing rates for the anti-craving drug buprenorphine — Vermont, West Virginia, Kentucky, Montana and Ohio — all expanded the program.
NYTimes.com - Published

Bernie Sanders releases plan to strengthen unions

Vermont senator and presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has premised his campaign on supporting and uplifting working-class Americans. The Sanders campaign unveiled the plan ahead of the AFL-CIO..
CBS News - Published

Videos for Vermont

NY challenges latest Trump immigration rule [Video]NY challenges latest Trump immigration rule

New York Attorney General Letitia James on Tuesday said the state, along with Connecticut and Vermont, filed a lawsuit to challenge a Trump administration rule that would deny or revoke visas for legal..

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Sanders tells Cardi B, Sanders tells Cardi B, "Trump is an overt racist"

Democratic presidential nominee, Bernie Sanders tells rapper Cardi Be that it's time to 'get rid of Donald Trump' because he's a racist. The New Yorkers also discussed immigration, wages, health care..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:27Published

Can Sanders Jump Start Stalled Campaign? [Video]Can Sanders Jump Start Stalled Campaign?

A little over a month ago, Bernie Sanders campaign was struggling. Sanders’ aides privately concluded that a shakeup was needed for his presidential campaign. The Vermont senator had neglected to..

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The Five Worst States In America To Have A Baby [Video]The Five Worst States In America To Have A Baby

A new report from the personal finance website WalletHub ranks the best and worst states to have a baby. According to HuffPost, rankings were based on metrics like hospital delivery charges and infant..

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It's time to take on Trump's It's time to take on Trump's "lies" and "racism": Sanders

U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Thursday (August 8) said the way to defeat Donald Trump is by doing the "opposite" of what the president is trying to do, and bring people together. Rough..

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Trump: 'Sleepy Joe' will 'limp across the line' [Video]Trump: 'Sleepy Joe' will 'limp across the line'

U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he's been watching the Democratic debates and he thinks 'Sleepy Joe' will be the Democratic nominee, but will 'limp across the line' to win. Rough Cut (no..

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Bernie Flounders And His Backers Get Antsy [Video]Bernie Flounders And His Backers Get Antsy

There is a lot more bad news for Bernie Sanders. The poll numbers are in and the Vermont Senator bombed during his first 2020 debate. Sanders dropped to fourth place in two polls in the..

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Bernie Sanders Wants To Make Wall Street Pay Off The US's $1.6 Trillion In Student Debt [Video]Bernie Sanders Wants To Make Wall Street Pay Off The US's $1.6 Trillion In Student Debt

Wall Street should pay for student loan debt relief, at least according to Bernie Sanders. The Vermont senator and 2020 presidential hopeful is set to release a plan Monday ahead of the Democratic..

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Bernie Sanders slams Israel's ban of Muslim Congresswomen Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar

Vermont Senator and 2020 presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is calling out Israel for banning Muslim Democratic Congresswomen Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar. Briahna Gray, national press secretary of..
CBS News - Published

Sanders: Trump doesn't want "to see people mowed down"

"President Trump and nobody else wants to see people mowed down and killed," Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders said on "Face the Nation"
CBS News - Published

Transcript: Sen. Michael Bennet on "Face the Nation"

The following is a transcript of the interview with Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders that aired Sunday, August 11, 2019, on "Face the Nation"
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More than 7,000 Americans have gender X IDs, a victory for transgender rights. Is it a safety risk, too?

Ten states offer gender-neutral IDs with an X marker: Arkansas, Oregon, Minnesota, Maine, Utah, Colorado, California, Indiana, Nevada and Vermont.
USATODAY.com - Published

Biden leads Democrats as minorities favor most electable candidate vs Trump: Reuters/Ipsos poll

Joe Biden maintained his lead for the Democratic presidential nomination as minorities gravitated toward the former vice president and his top rival, U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont, in search..
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Bernie Sanders campaign manager: There's too many guns on the streets of America

Faiz Shakir, campaign manager for Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, spoke to CBSN's "Red & Blue" in the wake of two mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio over the weekend. Shakir tells Elaine..
CBS News - Published

Bernie Sanders calls current health care policy an "irrational system"

2020 presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders joins “CBS This Morning” from Vermont to discuss his reaction to Wednesday night's Democratic debate, why he wants to overhaul our current health..
CBS News - Published

Bernie Sanders ‘Wrote the Damn Bill.’ Everyone Else Is Just Fighting About It.

The 77-year-old democratic socialist from Vermont makes clear that he can still own the Democratic debate. And the debate stage.
NYTimes.com - Published

Democratic Debate 2019 Live: Candidates Face Off in Detroit

Tonight’s lineup features 10 candidates including Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont, Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts and Mayor Pete Buttigieg of South Bend, Ind.
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55 travel destinations calling your name this summer from Alaska to Vermont

If you’re wondering where to go this summer, look no further than GoBankingRates’ list of some of the most serene, exciting and beautiful places in North America.
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Cathy Inglese, Winning Coach in Women’s Basketball, Dies at 60

Inglese led Boston College to seven NCAA tournament appearances and Vermont to consecutive undefeated seasons in her 27 years as a head coach.
NYTimes.com - Published

A Capitol offense? Cannabis plants found in Vermont Statehouse flower beds

Vermont police say they found dozens of cannabis plants in the flower beds in front of the Statehouse.  
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Bernie Sanders sees support drop after debates

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders announced that he raised $18 million in the second quarter of 2019, equaling his take in the first quarter. Polls, however, show Sanders' support decreasing after the..
CBS News - Published

Sanders campaign: Buttigieg likely raised more money last quarter

Sanders' campaign said the Vermont senator — unlike Buttigieg — is not soliciting "money from corporate executives at their homes"
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Sanders campaign to release second quarter fundraising numbers

2020 hopeful Bernie Sanders will soon release his campaign's second quarter fundraising numbers. Campaign manager Faiz Shakir says that, while Sanders is receiving a record amount of donations, he..
CBS News - Published

Vermont imposes 92% tax on e-cigarettes

E-cigarettes will now be taxed at the same high rate as snuff and pipe tobacco in the state of Vermont
CBS News - Published

Bernie Sanders claims 'ageism' after Eric Swalwell attacked him and Joe Biden in Democratic debate

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, 77, was responding to attacks from Rep. Eric Swalwell, 38. "Judge people on the totality of who they are," he said.
USATODAY.com - Published

A 92% tax on e-cigarettes: It's happening Monday in Vermont

Vermont's 92% e-cigarette tax is kicking off at the start of July. Here's a little refresher on what is actually covered under the law.  
USATODAY.com - Published

Sanders wants to erase student debt by taxing Wall Street

Vermont senator and presidential candidate also wants to provide free college tuition at state universities
CBS News - Published

Bernie Sanders to unveil plan to forgive $1.6 trillion in student loan debt, reports say

To fund his massive loan forgiveness plan and public investment in higher education, the Vermont independent will push for a new tax on Wall Street.
USATODAY.com - Published

States with the most UFO sightings: Vermont leads the way

UFOs, or unidentified flying objects, have stirred our imagination for generations. Where does your state rank in terms of sightings?  
USATODAY.com - Published

Child support payments vary wildly from state to state

Moving from Massachusetts to Vermont could lessen your monthly child support payment from $1,187 to $519
CBS News - Published

Bernie Sanders: Trump believes in corporate socialism, I believe in democratic socialism

Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont delivered an address explaining and defending democratic socialism. The 2020 presidential candidate said the ideology is often misunderstood. CBS News political..
CBS News - Published

Sen. Bernie Sanders defends democratic socialism

Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont delivered an address explaining and defending democratic socialism. The 2020 presidential candidate said the ideology is often misunderstood. Edward Isaac Dovere, staff..
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Death toll from camp fire rises to 77; Vermont man pays off all layaway at Walmart
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Sen. Bernie Sanders struggling to attract new supporters

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders became the latest Democratic presidential candidate to support an impeachment inquiry. But Sean Sullivan of the Washington Post reports that Sanders is struggling to..
CBS News - Published

Bernie Sanders, No Longer the Front-Runner, Brings Campaign Home to Vermont

His themes are familiar, but his status — he is now second in the polls — has changed. He is starting to host in-person fund-raisers, with ticket prices starting at $27.
NYTimes.com - Published

Bernie Sanders wades into Nevada's acrimonious charter school debate

The Vermont senator's stand against charter schools may not do him many favors in the early caucus state
CBS News - Published

Donald McGahn, Vermont, Wanda Sykes: Your Tuesday Evening Briefing

Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.
NYTimes.com - Published

Sanders says he's not interested in getting advice from Clinton

Vermont senator and 2020 presidential candidate says he still has "fundamental differences" with former Democratic nominee
CBS News - Published

As Some States Limit Abortion, Others Move to Protect Abortion Rights

In Vermont, Democrats are pushing for an amendment protecting abortion rights in the State Constitution. Elsewhere, demonstrators were marching outside statehouses on Tuesday.
NYTimes.com - Published

Bernie Sanders Targets Charter Schools in New Education Plan

In a 10-point declaration of his education policy priorities, the Vermont senator framed efforts to curtail charters as a means to “desegregate” public education.
NYTimes.com - Published

With Trump rollback, school lunch could get more white bread, less whole grains

In Vermont, the relaxed rule means white rice will be served with beans again. In Oregon, macaroni and cheese may return.
USATODAY.com - Published

Biden and Sanders fight for Trump voters early in 2020 campaign

Former Vice President Joe Biden and Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders are starting out as the front-runners in a crowded Democratic primary field. Despite their policy differences, both are pursuing..
CBS News - Published

Maine renames Columbus Day to honor Native Americans

Many states have already made the switch, including Vermont, Alaska and South Dakota.
CBS News - Published

Today in History for April 26th

Highlights of this day in history: The Chernobyl nuclear accident; John Wilkes Booth, President Lincoln's assassin, killed; Guernica bombed in the Spanish Civil War; Vermont enacts same-sex civil..
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Political Memo: Joe Biden Looms, but Bernie Sanders Is Running His Own Race

The Vermont senator has been the front-runner in early campaigning, but Mr. Biden’s expected entry could change that. Mr. Sanders is not likely to care.
NYTimes.com - Published

Vermont moves to drop Columbus Day for Indigenous Peoples Day

A bill cleared its final vote in the Legislature on Wednesday, and Gov. Phil Scott said he will likely sign it into law.
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Donald Trump attacks Bernie Sanders' tax returns, makes 2020 election prediction

President Donald Trump, who yet to release his tax returns, attacked Sen. Bernie Sanders on Thursday after the 2020 challenger released his returns to the public, showing the Vermont Democrat was a..
USATODAY.com - Published

A millionaire himself, Sanders won't apologize for writing bestselling book

The Vermont senator defended his earnings and insisted he does not attack the wealthy on Fox News' town hall
CBS News - Published

Bernie Sanders releases 10 years of long-anticipated taxes

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders on Monday released 10 years of his long-anticipated tax returns as he campaigns for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination.
USATODAY.com - Published

Bernie Sanders releases 10 years of tax returns detailing millions in earnings

Facing mounting pressure, the Vermont senator and 2020 contender disclosed 10 years of his tax returns
CBS News - Published

Bernie Sanders Accuses Liberal Think Tank of Smearing Progressive Candidates

The Vermont senator’s criticism of the Center for American Progress threatens to inflame the ideological divisions that roiled the Democratic Party in 2016.
NYTimes.com - Published

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