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Man accused of lighting fire outside Bernie Sanders' office had past brushes with the law

Apr. 11, 2024 13:49 PM EDT

The man accused of starting a fire outside U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders' Vermont office a week ago has had past brushes with the law involving guns and a history of traveling from place to place, prosecutors say in court filings arguing that he should remain detained. Security video...

Vermont's Goddard College to close after years of declining enrollment and financial struggles

Apr. 10, 2024 15:00 PM EDT

PLAINFIELD, Vt. (AP) — Vermont's Goddard College, a small school known for its progressive education, is closing after years of declining enrollment and financial struggles, the board of trustees announced. The decision to close at the end of the semester was heart-wrenching but...

A man accused of setting a fire outside Bernie Sanders' office stayed at an area hotel for weeks

Apr. 08, 2024 17:05 PM EDT

The man charged with setting a fire outside the Vermont office of U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders had been staying at an area hotel for nearly two months and was spotted outside Sanders’ office the day before and the day of the fire, according to court paperwork filed by a federal agent. ...

Man arrested for setting fire at Sen. Bernie Sanders' office; motive remains unclear

Apr. 07, 2024 14:02 PM EDT

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A man was charged Sunday with setting a fire outside the Vermont office of U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, federal prosecutors said. Shant Soghomonian, 35, who was previously of Northridge, California, entered the building on Friday and went to Sanders' third-floor...

Sen. Bernie Sanders's office in Vermont caught fire. Arson is suspected, but the motive is unclear

Apr. 06, 2024 09:41 AM EDT

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Police in Vermont are seeking a suspect who allegedly started a fire Friday outside the office of U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders. The small blaze caused minor damages but no injuries. Authorities say an unknown male suspect sprayed what they described as a...

Editorial Roundup: Georgia

Apr. 04, 2024 07:15 AM EDT

Brunswick News. April 2, 2024. Editorial: Senators’ plans for immigration reform won’t solve the problem U.S. Sen. Raphael Warnock, D-Ga., and 19 other U.S. senators, all Democrats but one, Bernie Sanders, an independent, are wrong. Contrary to what they believe,...

Biden and Sen. Bernie Sanders join forces to promote lower health care costs, including for inhalers

Apr. 03, 2024 17:57 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden teamed up with Sen. Bernie Sanders on Wednesday to promote his administration’s efforts to lower the cost of inhalers and other health care needs, as the White House continues its effort to highlight Biden’s legislative achievements to voters ahead of the...

AP Decision Notes: What to expect in North Dakota's Democratic presidential primary

Mar. 27, 2024 07:16 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Voting ends Saturday in North Dakota’s Democratic presidential primary, with President Joe Biden looking to add the state’s handful of delegates to his insurmountable lead for his party’s nomination. The party-run contest rounds out the busiest month of voting on the...

AP Decision Notes: What to expect in Missouri's Democratic presidential primary

Mar. 20, 2024 13:48 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden goes before Missouri primary voters on Saturday, and much has changed since the last time he was on the state's ballot seeking the Democratic presidential nomination. For starters, the day after Biden defeated Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont by...

AP Decision Notes: What to expect in Louisiana's presidential primaries

Mar. 20, 2024 13:47 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Louisiana politics have been dominated this year by new Republican Gov. Jeff Landry’s special legislative sessions to address crime and adopt new congressional maps. On Saturday, the focus will shift to the state’s presidential primaries. There’s little...