Iowa caucus results show that the battle for Democratic delegates between former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders has ended in virtual tie. Voters in New Hampshire, where Sanders is leading the polls, will have their say next week in the Granite State’s primary. Massachusetts Congressman Richard Neal will be campaigning for Hillary Clinton in New Hampshire this weekend. He’s not surprised by the close result in Iowa.
The Vermont State Police will meet with federal authorities Friday to determine if an investigation is warranted, and who would have jurisdiction, regarding allegations of criminal misconduct by Vermont’s Attorney General.
The prosecutor in Vermont's largest county and the state attorney general's office say no charges are warranted against two law enforcement officers who shot and killed a drug suspect during a raid on his Burlington apartment last month.
The Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing in Washington yesterday titled “Attacking America’s Epidemic of Heroin and Prescription Drug Abuse.” It came as legislators consider the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act. Several of the witnesses that appeared at the hearing were from the Northeast, including New Hampshire’s senators and Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin.