Tahirah Amatul-Wadud wants to unify the First Congressional District.
The Springfield Democrat announced on Wednesday that she will be challenging incumbent Richard Neal for the seat in the U.S. House of Representatives.
U.S. Rep. Peter Welch was in Bennington on Monday to tour some of the facilities at Southwestern Vermont Health Care and later met privately with hospital officials. He also held two town halls — at Northshire Bookstore in Manchester and at Elm Street Market — and addressed Town Meeting.
U.S. Rep. Richard Neal hopes that after election day, legislators will focus on infrastructure and tax reform.
The Springfield Democrat is predicting Democrats to come out on top this election, starting with Hillary Clinton winning the presidency, Democrats taking back the Senate and picking up more than a dozen seats in the House of Representatives. He, who faces two challengers this year, expects to be one of those Democrats returning to the office.