Jeffords recalled for fierce independence; was one of a vanishing breed of liberal Republicans

  • by: DAVE GRAM , Associated Press
  • Updated: August 19, 2014 - 1:55 AM

MONTPELIER, Vt. — For most of his career, Jim Jeffords was one of a now all-but-vanished breed — a moderate-to-liberal Northeast Republican who championed the environment, education and the rights of disabled Americans.

ADVERTISEMENT

Connect with twitterConnect with facebookConnect with Google+Connect with PinterestConnect with PinterestConnect with RssfeedConnect with email newsletters

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT