Darcie Johnston

A Circular Firing Squad: VT's GOP Intraparty Fighting Explodes

A Circular Firing Squad: VT's GOP Intraparty Fighting Explodes
Talk about your circular firing squads – the already-measly ranks of Vermont conservatism are in danger of being decimated from within, as various worthies battle for pieces of a very tiny pie.
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Media, Lobbyists Move Goalposts After VT Health Care Shows Measurable Progress

Media, Lobbyists Move Goalposts After VT Health Care Shows Measurable Progress
Vermont's health care exchange, Vermont Health Connect, is showing great progress after a shaky start. 75% of small businesses are already signed up. This hasn't stopped the media and lobbyists like Darcie Johnston from maintaining their spurious claims that the sky could fall at any moment.
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Issa'll Good: VT's Interpretation of ACA Likely to Withstand House Committee's Attacks

Issa'll Good: VT's Interpretation of ACA Likely to Withstand House Committee's Attacks
So, the inevitable has come to pass. The chief dirt-digger of Congressional Republicans, Darrell "Wrong Way" Issa, has turned his prosecutorial spotlight on Vermont's health care reform process. VTDigger's Andrew Stein dutifully writes up this nothingburger of a story:
Vermont... policy requires residents buying health insurance individually or through small businesses with 50 or fewer employees to purchase coverage on the state-run market. Friday, the House [Com
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VT GOP Chief Consultant Discovers GOTV Data

After spending most of this year siphoning money from Randy Brock's campaign to buy expensive out-of-state political consulting, polling, and advertising services, and to pay herself eight G's a month plus expenses, chief consultant Darcie Johnston has had an epiphany:
It's all about the data.
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