Progressive Leaders http://wamc.org en Leftist Magazine Puts Sanders, Shumlin on Honor Roll http://wamc.org/post/leftist-magazine-puts-sanders-shumlin-honor-roll <p>Two Vermont elected officials have been named to The Nation magazine's 2012 progressive honor roll.<br><br>Sen. Bernie Sanders was chosen by the left-leaning weekly as its most-valuable progressive. The magazine cites Sanders for his defense of Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid against cuts being talked about in Washington.<br><br>Gov. Peter Shumlin gets The Nation's nod as the most valuable governor in the country. It cites Shumlin's work on budget issues, and his support for a single-payer health care system in Vermont.<br> Wed, 26 Dec 2012 22:50:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 54573 at http://wamc.org Leftist Magazine Puts Sanders, Shumlin on Honor Roll