Jim Jeffords

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Name: Jim Jeffords
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Bennington Select Board working to name Welcome Center after Jeffords

Editor’s note: This article is by Keith Whitcomb Jr., of the , in which it was first published Aug. 28, 2014.BENNINGTON — The new Welcome Center on Route 279 may bear the name of the late senator who secured its funding.The Bennington Welcome Center. ... [Published VTDigger.org - 20 hours ago]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Jeffords: A champion of human, civil rights

Sen. Jim Jeffords at his Vermont office in June 2001 after leaving the Republican party and becoming an independent. (Photo: Free Press File)As chairperson of the Vermont Statewide Independent Living Council (SILC) and a member of the Board of Directors ... [Published Burlington Press - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Jeffords: Vermont's true public servant

Sen. Jim Jeffords in 2001, (Photo: Free Press File)This month we mourn the passing of one of Vermont's true public servants — Jim Jeffords. For many, he rose to prominence through his decision to become an independent. For those close to him, he will ... [Published Burlington Press - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Amusing story about Jeffords

What a great commentary by Ken Wild about the early life of Jim Jeffords. He made you feel as if you were right there as these amusing events unfurled. Ken’s commentaries always offer an interesting look at history. A touch of levity once in awhile is ... [Published Rutland Herald - Aug 30 2014]
Entities: Jim Jeffords
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Town wants to name welcome center after Jeffords

BENNINGTON, Vt. (AP) - There's an effort underway to name a new welcome center in Vermont after the late Sen. Jim Jeffords, who secured its funding. The welcome center is in Bennington on Route 279, known as the Bennington Bypass. The Bennington ... [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

New details on Williston salt shed collapse

Vt. doctor accused of improperly giving medications Vt. doctor accused of improperly giving medicationsUpdated: Thursday, August 28 2014 10:18 AM EDT 2014-08-28 14:18:04 GMTThe former chairman of a panel overseeing the use of prescription drugs in Vermont ... [Published WCAX TV3 - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Jeffords’s summer job

In the summer, the Herald used to hire Rutland people who were in college to substitute for the janitorial staff when they were on a day off or took their summer vacations.One summer in the 1950s, Jim Jeffords was in that position. I think at the time ... [Published Rutland Herald - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Jim Jeffords: Do small states give lawmakers a cushion of independence?

I’m up today at U.S. News [1]with an analysis of Republican Sen. Jim Jeffords[2]’ decision in 2001 to declare as an independent and caucus with the Democrats. As I noted in yesterday’s post[3], his political career was largely defined by this decision ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 8 reports

A Salute to Jim Jeffords, a True Vermont Progressive

Posted August 22, 2014 at 3:10 pm by Ross Eisenbrey Ross Eisenbrey Comment PrintI was saddened to learn of the death of Sen. Jim Jeffords of Vermont this week. He was the rare politician who combined intelligence, humility, and a sense of ... [Published Economic Policy Institute - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 8 reports

Senator Jim Jeffords dies at age 80

Jim Jeffords spent his entire political career bucking trends. Nominally a Republican, Jeffords often supported positions contrary to his party. Eventually, the Vermont senator left the G.O.P. to caucus with the Democrats. In the end, Jeffords compiled ... [Published Examiner.com - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 4 reports

Jeezum, Jim: What Ever Happened to Jeffords Republicans?

click to enlargePhoto from the Seven Days ArchivesEven 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 ... [Published Seven Days Vermont - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 50 reports

Former senator Jim Jeffords dies

Jim Jeffords, the former senator from Vermont who single-handedly redrew the national political map in 2001 when, after a quarter-century as a moderate Republican lawmaker he declared himself an independent, shifting control of the Senate to the Democrats, ... [Published Indiana Gazette - Aug 19 2014]

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Bennington Select Board working to name Welcome... [Published VTDigger.org - 20 hours ago]
Jeffords: Vermont's true public servant [Published Burlington Press - Aug 31 2014]
Jeffords: A champion of human, civil rights [Published Burlington Press - Aug 31 2014]
Amusing story about Jeffords [Published Rutland Herald - Aug 30 2014]
Town wants to name welcome center after Jeffords [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Aug 28 2014]
New details on Williston salt shed collapse [Published WCAX TV3 - Aug 28 2014]
Jeffords’s summer job [Published Rutland Herald - Aug 27 2014]
Jim Jeffords: Do small states give lawmakers a ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 26 2014]
The Republican Party's Rightward Shift Is Stunn... [Published The New Republic Online - Aug 26 2014]
Small states, malapportionment, and electoral i... [Published Christian Science Monitor - Aug 26 2014]
Why I love politics: Jeffords, Perry, and Zakaria [Published Christian Science Monitor - Aug 25 2014]
Jim Jeffords, the Constitution and the Senate P... [Published US News & World Report - Aug 25 2014]
Weekend link dump for August 24 [Published Off the Kuff - Aug 24 2014]
All the Push Jim Jeffords Needed [Published HighBeam Research - 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]
Between Ribadu and Jeffords [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - Aug 24 2014]
Jeffords service honors his humanity [Published Times Argus - Aug 23 2014]
Laura Jeffords delivers eulogy for her dad, Sen... [Published WCAX TV3 - Aug 23 2014]
Friday Talking Points -- Big And Little Brother [Published Huffington Post - Aug 23 2014]
Friends Say Jeffords Took Vermont Roots To Wash... [Published WAMC.org - Aug 23 2014]
Jim Jeffords: A Founder of the Movement to Expa... [Published Huffington Post - Aug 23 2014]
Thanks Jim - Vermont Says Goodbye To Jim Jeffords [Published Vermont Public Radio - Aug 22 2014]
PHOTOS: Funeral honors the life of Sen. Jim Jef... [Published Burlington Press - Aug 22 2014]
A Salute to Jim Jeffords, a True Vermont Progre... [Published Economic Policy Institute - Aug 22 2014]
Vermonters Remember Sen. Jim Jeffords [Published My Champlain Valley - Aug 22 2014]
Sen. Jim Jeffords laid to rest [Published WCAX TV3 - Aug 22 2014]
Editorial: Thanks, Jim [Published Barton Chronicle - Aug 22 2014]
Vermont Says Goodby to Sen. Jim Jeffords [Published NECN.com - Aug 22 2014]
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Jim Jeffords [Published Swampland - Aug 21 2014]
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Jim Jeffords, RIP [Published Lawyers, Guns & Money - Aug 19 2014]
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 ...
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