Balint aims to break barriers in Vermont’s House race

              Democratic Vermont State Sen. Becca Balint, who is seeking her party's nomination in the August primary to run for the U.S. House, poses in front of the Statehouse in Montpelier, on April 19, 2022. (AP Photo/Wilson Ring)
              Becca Balint, left, a Democratic candidate for the U.S. House for Vermont, stands with Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., center, and Rep. Peter Welch, D-Vt., on Oct. 22, 2022, at a campaign rally in Barre, Vt. (AP Photo/Lisa Rathke)
            Liam Madden, an Independent who won the Vermont Republican primary for the U.S. House, poses on Oct. 19, 2022, in Waterbury, Vt. Madden faces Democrat Becca Balint in the general election. (AP Photo/Lisa Rathke, File)