Vt. Gov. Chased by Bears

    WASHINGTON - APRIL 14:   Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin speaks during a hearing before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee April 14, 2011 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. The hearing was to examine the fiscal problems faced by states and municipalities and the role of federal government on dealing with those problems.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Peter Shumlin

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    Not every state politician can be as heroic as Cory Booker. Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin tried to save his birdfeeders from hungry bears Wednesday night and ended up being chased around his own yard, barefoot. Shumlin said Vermont “almost lost the governor,” as he was within “three feet of getting ‘arrrh.’ ”

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