A Homer for Vermont

Senator Bernie Sanders congratulated Springfield, Vt. for its selection to host the world premiere of The Simpsons Movie on July 21.

"As Homer would say, ‘Woohoo!' " Senator Bernie Sanders said. "I am proud to represent Homer and Marge and all the people of Springfield in the United States Senate."

Fourteen towns and cities across the country took part in an online contest sponsored by USA Today and 20th Century Fox to pick the Springfield that will host the world premiere of the movie.