Jim Jeffords

Type: Person
Name: Jim Jeffords
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Supporting Steve Berry

To the Editor:Steve Berry is the most influential and interesting candidate for State Representative for Manchester, Arlington, Sunderland and Sandgate. From February to May 2014 Steve's efforts were key to getting both the Vermont House and Senate to ... [Published The Manchester Journal - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Independent Candidate Victories Could Shake Up Senate

Whether Republicans gain the majority in the Senate or Democrats retain control, political analysts do not believe the level of partisanship will diminish as a result. However, some are contemplating the impact victories by Independent candidates could ... [Published NewsMax.com - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 1 reports

Natives and Hazardous Mercury Fillings

My fellow Rutland Vermont skier, Senator Jim Jeffords, passed on at age 80 in August, but his contributions live on. While chairman of the Environmental Committee, partnered with his confidant Jeff Munger (Iroquois) and seven other Native leaders, we ... [Published Indian Country Today Media Network - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 11 2014 - Updated Oct 11 2014 - 1 reports

Independents — wave of future? The Hill 5 mins ago

© , The HillIndependents — wave of future?As Americans sour on partisan sniping this election cycles, many are turning towards independent candidates as a better option.Now, with viable independents playing a role in two major races, it’s a shift that ... [Published Auto.ru.msn.com - Oct 11 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 1 reports

Senate control may be undecided for weeks after election

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., will remain leader if Democrats maintain Senate control. / Win McNamee,by Susan Davis, USA TODAYFiled UnderWASHINGTON - An unusual convergence this year of tight races, likely runoffs, a surging independent candidate ... [Published Battle Creek Enquirer - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Heretic-The conservative case for voting "democrat".

Heretic-The conservative case for voting "democrat". (Note-This discussion does not include the Presidency or national candidates. Because of unique Presidential powers, "best of the worst" is our only option) In August of this year, the MSM reported ... [Published MuskegonPundit - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

John McClaughry: Nelson’s encomium to Jeffords: an additional viewpoint

Editor’s note: This commentary is by John McClaughry, the vice president of the Ethan Allen Institute .Garrison Nelson’s lengthy tribute to James M. Jeffords is a useful contribution to Vermont political history. It is, however, very much the perspective ... [Published VTDigger.org - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 1 reports

"What to do" this Sunday

BURLINGTON, Vt. -You can kick off autumn Sunday by watching pumpkins fly by in Stowe.  At the Stoweflake they are celebrating the 6th annual Vermont Pumpkin Chuckin' Festival. Last year nineteen teams from Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut ... [Published WCAX TV3 - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Jeezum, Jim

By Heintz, Paul Proquest LLCPOLITICSEven after the post-Watergate rout of 1974, when Democrats picked up 49 seats in the U.S. House , eight of New England 's 25 House members still hailed from the GOP .Among them was a 40-year-old freshman representative ... [Published Insurance News Net - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 1 reports

An independent man

I’ve been thinking about the summer day I drove to Shrewsbury to interview Jim Jeffords for Vermont Magazine. Jeffords had just weeks before given up the longest-held Republican seat in the U.S. Senate, simultaneously returning Senate control to the Democrats ... [Published Times Argus - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 2 reports

Vermont dignitaries expected for Jeffords funeral

RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) - Vermont's congressional delegation and other dignitaries from across the state are due in Rutland for the funeral of former U.S. Sen. Jim Jeffords. Jeffords probably is most well known nationally for leaving the Republican Party ... [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 8 reports

Jim Jeffords, RIP

Jim Jeffords gave control of the Senate to the Democrats in 2001 when he left the Republican Party. If it didn’t permanently eliminate the Republican control that would allow the Bush Administration to do all sorts of horrible things with congressional ... [Published Lawyers, Guns & Money - Aug 19 2014]

Quotes

The Rutland Herald ran an editorial on Senator Jeffords and quoted from Steve's remarkable homily on August 24, 2014: "it is important to keep in mind the enduring truth of what the rev. berry was saying about humility and service. only by remembering the legacy of public servants like jim jeffords can we change the culture so that selfishness recedes and the servant, finally, is exalted."

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Why It Is Not Puckett-gate: Politics isn’t a Crime [Published Times Dispatch - 18 hours ago]
What If Independents Keep Senate Majority Statu... [Published National Journal - Oct 23 2014]
Supporting Steve Berry [Published The Manchester Journal - Oct 23 2014]
Independent Candidate Victories Could Shake Up ... [Published NewsMax.com - Oct 22 2014]
Natives and Hazardous Mercury Fillings [Published Indian Country Today Media Network - Oct 13 2014]
Independents — wave of future? The Hill 5 mins ago [Published Auto.ru.msn.com - Oct 11 2014]
Fri 10/10/14 Hr 3 - Steve Bucci, Heritage; form... [Published KNSS Radio - Oct 11 2014]
No to 'Jeb Bush for President' [Published American Thinker - Oct 08 2014]
Senate control may be undecided for weeks after... [Published Battle Creek Enquirer - Oct 08 2014]
Phil Scott: Race car champ prefers low-gear pol... [Published VTDigger.org - Oct 06 2014]
Heretic-The conservative case for voting "democ... [Published MuskegonPundit - Sep 30 2014]
John McClaughry: Nelson’s encomium to Jeffords:... [Published VTDigger.org - Sep 29 2014]
"What to do" this Sunday [Published WCAX TV3 - Sep 28 2014]
Keep the Change: Shumlin Warms Up to Fossil Fue... [Published Seven Days Vermont - Sep 24 2014]
Nadworny: Moderate Republicans [Published Vermont Public Radio - Sep 24 2014]
The Complicated Senate Scene [Published Redstate - Sep 23 2014]
5 Reasons Senate Control May Not Be Decided on ... [Published Christian Post - Sep 19 2014]
Milne Criticizes Shumlin, Vermont Health Connec... [Published Seven Days Vermont - Sep 19 2014]
Jeezum, Jim [Published Insurance News Net - Sep 16 2014]
Town wants to name welcome center after Jeffords [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Aug 28 2014]
Weekend link dump for August 24 [Published Off the Kuff - Aug 24 2014]
A lesson of service [Published Times Argus - Aug 24 2014]
An independent man [Published Times Argus - Aug 24 2014]
Liberal Senator Who Left the GOP Hailed By NBC ... [Published NewsBusters.org blogs - Aug 24 2014]
Jeffords service honors his humanity [Published Times Argus - Aug 23 2014]
Sen. Jim Jeffords to be laid to rest [Published WCAX TV3 - Aug 22 2014]
Vermont dignitaries expected for Jeffords funeral [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Aug 22 2014]
In The Latest Issue [Published TIME.com - Aug 21 2014]
Jim Jeffords [Published Swampland - Aug 21 2014]
What Jeffords saw [Published Times Argus - Aug 21 2014]
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Liberal Senator Who Left the GOP Hailed By NBC ... [Published NewsBusters.org blogs - Aug 24 2014]
When conservative Sen. Jesse Helms died in 2008, Brent Bozell wrote about how NBC substitute anchor Lester Holt could only talk about what he opposed: "He staked out firm positions against everything from communism and foreign aid to civil rights ...
In The Latest Issue [Published TIME.com - Aug 21 2014]
Inside the Tragedy of Ferguson The shooting death of Michael Brown, and the violence that has followed, have only made the town’s problems worse Rand Paul: We Must Demilitarize the Police Anyone who thinks race does not skew the application ...
Jim Jeffords [Published Swampland - Aug 21 2014]
Popular Among Subscribers Robin Williams: The Heart of Comedy Subscribe Inside the Tragedy of Ferguson The New Rules of Viral Fundraising Jim Jeffords was a very decent, low-key, down-to-earth person. Vermonters understood that Jim, who died ...
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