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Vt. gov. elected chairman of DGA

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MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin has been elected chairman of the Democratic Governors Association.

Shumlin was elected at the DGA's annual meeting in Los Angeles.

He said Tuesday that is honored to be chosen and is looking forward to the challenge.

As chairman, Shumlin said he hopes to deepen the partnership between the association and Democratic governors around the country. He also said his role as DGA chair is good for Vermont. He said the state has a great story to tell the rest of nation, and stands to benefit from the collaboration with other states and other governors.

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