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The 73-year-old former Burlington mayor and independent senator is beloved here by Vermonters who have adopted his bluntness, Brooklyn accent and stubbornly progressive views as their own.


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Every president since Theodore Roosevelt has had a dog in the White House, and almost certainly the next one will, too —unless it’s Bernie Sanders.


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Rescue personnel grab the the hand of a man stranded in rushing water at the northwest corner of Lamar Blvd. and 15th St. in Austin, Texas. Shoal Creek overflowed its banks and inundated the major traffic artery with rushing water. Several cars were stalled under and near the 15th St. bridge Monday, May 25, 2015. (Alberto Martinez/Austin American-Statesman via AP)Officials have confirmed 11 deaths so far in holiday weekend storms in Oklahoma and Texas.


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