On March 7, townspeople crowded Newfane, Vermont 's 19th-century Union Hall for their annual town meeting --one of America 's last expressions of direct democracy. As the wood stove warmed the old hall, the voters dealt with town matters, and then turned to a resolution of national importance. When the debate ended, the Newfane citizens overwhelmingly passed a resolution calling for Congress to initiate impeachment proceedings against President George W. Bush --a vote also passed by four other Vermont town that day.
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