John MacGovern en Vermont GOP Senate Candidate Says Push 'Long-Shot' <p>Republican U.S. Senate candidate John MacGovern knows his effort to unseat Vermont's independent U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders is a long shot, but he's pushing forward, hoping an unexpected confluence of events could send him to Washington.<br><br>The 61-year-old Windsor man has only a tiny fraction of the $6.8 million that Sanders has available. He's had no official support from the national or state Republican parties and little name recognition.<br> Mon, 22 Oct 2012 21:00:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 50357 at Vermont GOP Senate Candidate Says Push 'Long-Shot'