Vermont’s Democratic Party has elected the nation’s first Muslim party chairman. Vermont is also home to independent U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, who here addresses thousands at a pro-union rally near Nissan Motor Co.'s Canton, Miss., plant, Saturday, March 4, 2017.
Vermont’s Democratic Party has elected the nation’s first Muslim party chairman. Vermont is also home to independent U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, who here addresses thousands at a pro-union rally near Nissan Motor Co.'s Canton, Miss., plant, Saturday, March 4, 2017. Rogelio V. Solis AP
Vermont’s Democratic Party has elected the nation’s first Muslim party chairman. Vermont is also home to independent U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, who here addresses thousands at a pro-union rally near Nissan Motor Co.'s Canton, Miss., plant, Saturday, March 4, 2017. Rogelio V. Solis AP

Vermont, home of Sen. Bernie Sanders, elects a Muslim as its Democratic Party chair

March 06, 2017 07:03 PM

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