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 2006 US Senate election in Vermont

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But it's best to be cautious about the former governor's prospects as you watch the race play out. ... That's why Kansas voters could elect Democrat Kathleen Sebelius as governor in 2002 and 2006 but have not elected a Democrat to the Senate since 1932. ... Elizabeth Warren and Vermont Sen.
WASHINGTON, April 25 (Reuters) - Questions about President Donald Trump and the investigation into whether his 2016 election campaign colluded with Russia overshadowed a Senate hearing on Wednesday with U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who has been a frequent target of Trump's wrath.

Bernie Sanders of Vermont, who ran for president as a Democrat in 2016, approached him months ago and encouraged him to run for the Senate. ... Senatorial Campaign Committee is now led by Mindy Myers, a former chief of staff for Whitehouse who piloted his winning campaign over Chafee in 2006.
Election years tend to chill swift movement on appropriations bills — especially when there's potential turnover in leadership of one or both chambers. ... slim during campaign seasons: just two spending bills completed before the end of the calendar year, on average, in election years dating back to 2006, ...
Anthony Pollina, P-Washington, and approved by the Senate in March, S.120 amends Vermont's campaign finance laws to eliminate direct contributions from corporations and ... The state also set campaign spending limits in 1997, but the the U.S. Supreme Court ruled the limits unconstitutional in 2006.
Sanders, who was first elected to the U.S. House in 1990 and the Senate in 2006, has not said whether he will seek reelection this November. ... But Sanders, who has declined to say whether he would mount a second presidential campaign in 2020, isn't using the money simply to stump in Vermont.

NO Vermont U.S. senator has lost a general election since the passage of the 17th Amendment in 1913. ... and two special elections – 1931 and 1972 – with 19 Republican, 17 Democratic and two independent candidacies of Bernie Sanders, running as the de facto Democratic nominee in 2006 and 2012.
5:51 p.m.: Senator Dean Heller asked Zuckerberg where he drew the line on what kind of data Facebook would sell to advertisers. .... Maria Cantwell he doesn't know that his employees were involved with Cambridge Analytica's work with the Trump campaign ahead of the 2016 election. "Senator, I can ...
I'm very proud of representing Vermont in the Senate, and I expect that will continue.” Others have been less cagey about their aspirations for the Senate seat Sanders has held since winning the 2006 election. Four challengers have declared for the race so far -- two Democrats, a Republican and an ...
Vulnerability in our ratings does not mean an incumbent governor is at risk of losing a primary contest -- only a general election. Our handicapping is .... Democrats are hoping for a bloody GOP primary and some updraft from a competitive U.S. Senate campaign by former Democratic Gov. Phil Bredesen.
(Northern New England's four Senate Democrats were also split, New Hampshire in favor and Vermont against.) Whitehouse was blunt in explaining his vote, ... Raimondo's chief of staff, Brett Smiley, moved to Rhode Island in 2006 to manage Fogarty's campaign. Tom Coderre, the former state senator who ...
Yesterday, Politico reported that Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders has made his first overture to run for President in 2020, holding a meeting with his ... of Sanders' weekly meetings in a while, included some serious discussion about plans beyond the 2018 midterms and his Senate re-election campaign, ...
Ellison wanted to run for the Senate seat, and was annoyed when party leaders, including Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) encouraged Franken's appointed replacement, Tina Smith, to reverse course and run for re-election in November, blocking his path. He began reaching out again ...
He was briefly campaign manager for Len Britton's unsuccessful bid for U.S. Senate in 2010 and was deputy press secretary for Rich Tarrant's failed Senate candidacy in 2006. (His tenure with Britton's campaign ended with his sudden resignation — followed by a lawsuit against Britton that he filed one ...
As Seven Days reported last year "at least eight employees quit 'Our Revolution'. after Sanders' former campaign manager, Jeff Weaver, was brought in to serve as the group's president. They complained that Weaver planned to raise money from wealthy donors and spend it on television advertisements, ...
As Digger previously reported, the FBI and the assistant U.S. attorney for Vermont (who leads the criminal division), are “probing aspects” of the the case as it relates to the former ... Jane Sanders, Shelli Hutton-Hartig and Barbara Abar Bougie were media buyers during Bernie Sanders' 2006 Senate race.”.
Barber, who was the president of the N.C. NAACP from 2006-17, presently is a national co-chair of the Poor People's Campaign: A National Call for Moral ... office in 1981 as mayor of Burlington, Vermont, and has since served 16 years in the U.S. House of Representatives and 11 years in the U.S. Senate.

The party could risk an outcome it has seen before: In California's 2016 race for U.S. Senate, no one in the crowded field of Republican candidates was ... Allen described the former San Francisco mayor as left of Vermont Sen. ... No GOP candidate has won a statewide election in California since 2006.
In fairness, while “Medicare for all” is primarily associated with Sanders (I-Vt.), Gillibrand backed a Medicare buy-in as long ago as her first 2006 race for the House, and Merkley is also a longtime supporter. Those two were on board Sanders single-payer bill even before he rolled it out in September. Harris ...
He had since served four terms as Burlington mayor and eight as a US Congressman, before running for the US Senate in 2006. In every race ... It turned out to be his last term, and there is no way to know how Vermont voters would have responded had he attempted to seek re-election as an Independent.
That's up from 60% in 2016, 36% in 2006, and just 25% in 1995, the year before California ... groups have focused on Michigan for the 2018 election. ... For instance, both Vermont's House and Senate overwhelmingly voted in ...
Both lawmakers represent Tigard, although Burdick's Senate district also ... been forced to support President Bush's re-election, even though Sen. ... Since 2006, the bill has passed 35 state legislative chambers in 23 ... Massachusetts, New Mexico (5), New York, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Washington.
Unlike in the Texas U.S. Senate race -- in which Democrats have recruited U.S. Rep. ... who has promised to spend several million dollars on his campaign, and ... Despite Vermont's record as one of the nation's bluest states, Scott .... a Republican governor sought re-election -- in 2006, when Democrats ...
For women in Vermont, leadership roles have been difficult to grasp over the ... and nine in the 30-member Vermont Senate, for a total of 74 women in the ... a run for the Vermont House of Representatives in 2006, thinks Vermont “has .... She thinks smear campaigns against her in the 2016 election that ...
Ex-Vermont Governor Howard Dean and former U.S. Speaker of the House Newt ... take control of the House of Representatives in 2006 and the Senate in 2008. ... Mr. Gingrich ran a surprisingly strong campaign for the 2012 ...
H., announced she would not seek re-election to a congressional seat that has ... primaries and the Democratic National Committee chairmanship race. ... institutions, after the way the socialist Vermont senator, actually elected as an ... to Trump during the campaign, pegged his disapproval at 61 percent.
The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee announced on ... she can't take for granted that this may be her toughest race since 1994, at a ... He worked on campaigns and for labor unions, and won a state Assembly seat in 2006. ... Dianne Feinstein announces re-election bid: 'There's still so much ...
Senator Bernie Sanders, an independent from Vermont and 2016 ... and the Democratic presidential race there in a virtual dead heat, ... Harry Reid (R), D-NV, in Washington, DC 13 November 2006. ... greets supporters during a campaign rally in Madison, Wisconsin, U.S., on Wednesday, July 1, 2015.
In 2006, when Sanders was elected to the U.S. Senate, Vermont Democratic Party leaders endorsed his candidacy and declined to run a formal ...
Senator Elizabeth Warren, Democrat of Massachusetts, has said that the ... Hillary Clinton used her Senate re-election campaign in New York in 2006 to ... And, even as he faces his own 2018 re-election race in Vermont, his ...
Brattleboro, Vt. — Liberty Union co-founder Peter Diamondstone ran in every ... hour distributing campaign leaflets for President Franklin D. Roosevelt. ... a multi-candidate U.S. Senate debate in October 2006 at Vermont Law ...
Sanders, 75, is a Vermont independent elected to the U.S. Senate in 2006 after 16 years in the U.S. House. ... of the world, nor bear the burden of fighting terrorism alone,” Sanders said on his campaign website. ... most of World War II but who lost his office when the Labor Party won an election in 1945.
The next U.S. presidential election is three years away but surely enough, the ... Klobuchar was elected to the Senate in 2006 and was re-elected in 2012 in a landslide. ... for a presidential campaign precisely because she was “one of the first ... female candidates for the next race and placed Klobuchar first.
Book tours are testing ground for 2020 race ... “It's a great soft launch for a potential campaign,” the confidant said. ... 2018 MORE (I-Vt.) came out with a book this month aimed at young readers: ... MORE's 2006 book “Audacity of Hope” was on the bestseller list for 30 weeks after it published. ... He said Sen.
John Tester wouldn't win a Senate seat in New York, but he's a perfect fit ... and have just as much place in the party as Democrats in Vermont.
1981 - Wins the race for mayor of Burlington, Vermont, by 10 votes, running as an independent. ... 2006 - Wins a seat on the US Senate with 65% of the vote. ... 2012 - Wins election for a second term in the US Senate. ... May 1, 2015 - Sanders' campaign raises more than $1.5 million in its first 24 hours.
Ever since Donald Trump won the presidency, 2018's race for the Senate ... Skelley looked at all of the Senate midterm elections in the popular election ... King of Maine and Bernie Sanders of Vermont) and eight are Republicans. .... Corker's first election in 2006, during the Democrats' last good midterm, ...
Bernie Sanders is focusing his time, attention and campaign dollars on ... Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., together with Democratic Senators, including Sen. ... served before his election to the Senate in 2006, Sanders has introduced or ...
Chafee, a liberal Republican, lost his Senate seat in 2006. ... entered and won the 2010 gubernatorial race in Rhode Island, staying until 2015. ... Vermont, too, has been gentle on independents, electing Bernie Sanders first to ... after his election, handing his new allies control of the Senate in the process.
When Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch appears before senators next week, he is sure to face familiar questions on hot topics such as abortion.
Alan Dixon was defeated in his Democratic primary re-election bid by Carol Moseley-Braun, who went on to become the first black woman in the U.S.
Other candidates could also enter the race setting up a primary in which the top two finishers qualify for the general election. .... Frank Guinta's campaigns for Manchester mayor in 2005 and 2007 as well as Guinta's first congressional campaign in ...
The battle over the American Health Care Act has devolved into a question of whether Paul Ryan can save face by passing something out of the House that he knows can't advance in the Senate. That Republican leadership is ... Gavin Newsom, currently the ...
Peter Welch (D-VT), Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Tom Price and the president of Johns Hopkins Hospital, Redonda G. Miller.
Ellison in 2006 became the first Muslim elected to Congress, and is co-chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, which counts McGovern as a member.
Feinstein filed a bill to rescind the executive order Monday - it is backed by 37 fellow Democratic senators. Sen. Kamala Harris ... Only about 4% of executive orders since 1936 have been modified by Congress, according to a 2006 report by Clemson ...
With the proposal, which is modeled on a city program he supported while mayor of San Francisco, Newsom is trying to stake a claim to an issue that may become pivotal in the contested race, especially among his biggest Democratic rivals. Newsom ...
There had been the occasional favor; at Schumer's request, Trump hosted a fund-raiser for the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee at Mar-a-Lago in 2008, and Schumer made a cameo on "The Apprentice" in 2006. Beyond that, Schumer told me: "I bump ...
"Bench Strength" - I raise the issue of the Democratic Party's future because Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) is 75; former Vice President Joe Biden is 74; and former Senator Hillary Clinton (D-NY) is 69. As popular ... At 59, he's viable for at least ...
With the energy coursing through the district, a campaign began to draft Smith to jump in the race. He's popular with both supporters of Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and those who backed Clinton. Smith gave it a lot of thought, and when first ...


 

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