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A recent Gallup poll shows that 51 percent of Americans reject socialism and call it “a bad thing,” while 43 percent say it’s “a good thing.” So, where do Eagle readers stand on this topic? Please let us know. Read more

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RUTLAND | When Cold War-era U.S. Navy veteran Donald McColgan, a resident of Rutland County, turned to the Veterans Administration Hospital in White River Junction for help with an extreme dental problem... Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | When someone calls another person a “racist,” as Sen. Bernie Sanders did of President Donald Trump on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, is it considered defamatory speech? Read more

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The Democrats’ Green New Deal’s dismissal of nuclear power dooms it to failure as a realistic plan to reduce carbon emissions, according to some climate change experts. Read more

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MONTPELIER | Congressman Peter Welch (D-Vermont) is among the estimated 70 members of Congress who have declined pay during the shutdown of the U.S. government, according to a Jan. 10 CNN story... Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | According to anecdotal reports heard by The Eagle, few Vermonters working locally in the private sector, at this time, are being affected by the partial federal government shutdown. Read more

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Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) held an interactive, video town meeting with five middle schools last week to speak with students about civic engagement and democracy and to encourage them to consider challenges facing the United States. Read more

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We need the press to do its job and both fact check and hold accountable those in positions of power and authority when they make misleading statements intended to confuse the public and when they lie—blatantly lie—to the people. Read more

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Next month, Vermont will elect a U.S. senator. Vermonters want a senator for Vermont. By his own choices, Bernie Sanders has ceased to be that senator. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Candidates are refining their health care pitches in the waning days of the race for New York’s 21st Congressional District. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Lynn Kahn's spokesman announced his arrival with a flamethrower aimed at squarely at Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-Willsboro) and Democratic candidate Tedra Cobb. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Gov. Andrew Cuomo may have won a commanding victory over challenger Cynthia Nixon in last week’s Democratic primary, winning 65 percent of the vote. Read more

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Despite losing part of his base to a rival conservative candidate, Gov. Phil Scott Aug. 14 won the Republican gubernatorial primary and now must face Christine Hallquist, a liberal Democrat and the nation’s first transgender major-party nominee... Read more

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This letter is in rebuttal to John O’Neill’s letter “GOP being hijacked by radical right.” Read more

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ALBANY | A dispute over an endorsement from a grassroots progressive group has spilled out into the open in the Democratic primary for New York’s 21st Congressional District. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Democratic congressional candidate Tedra Cobb has rolled out a get-out-the-vote text message reminder program ahead of the primary. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Each of the candidates seeking to take on Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-Willsboro) in this fall’s midterm elections supports a universal health care system. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Candidates seeking the Democratic Party’s nomination for New York’s 21st Congressional District have three weeks to collect 1,250 signatures to get on the ballot. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | President Donald Trump isn’t the only politician under a cloud of foreign collusion. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | Billing itself as 350.org’s climate-resistance campaign, Fossil Free Fast kicked off an anti-Trump campaign 2020 lobbying effort Wednesday via the internet. Read more

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