Senator Bernard 'Bernie' Sanders's Biography

Biographical

Full Name: Bernard 'Bernie' Sanders
Current Office: U.S. Senate - Jr, Independent
First Elected: 11/07/2006
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2018
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Jane; 1 Child: Levi; 3 Stepchildren: Heather, Carina, David
Birth Date: 09/08/1941
Birth Place: New York, NY
Home City: Burlington, VT
Religion: Jewish
  • Astrological Sign:

    Virgo

  • Father's Occupation:

    Paint Salesman

  • Mother's Occupation:

    Homemaker

  • Number of Grandchildren:

    1

  • Priority Issues:

    A Strong Safety Net

  • Getting Our Priorities Right

  • National Healthcare

  • Justice and Equality For All

  • The Environment

  • A National Energy Policy

  • Worker's Rights

  • Progressive Tax Reform

  • Publications:

    Absolutely Absurd: The Life & Times of Bernie Sanders (Sleepy Hollow Press, 2002)-Outsider in the House (Verso, 1997)

 

Contact Information

Washington, D.C. Webmail
http://sanders.senate.gov/contact/

Washington, D.C. Website
http://sanders.senate.gov/

Capitol Website - Facebook
http://www.facebook.com/senatorsanders

Capitol Website - YouTube
http://www.youtube.com/SenatorSanders

Capitol Website - Twitter
http://twitter.com/#!/senatorsanders

Washington, D.C.
332 Dirksen Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510

Phone: 202-224-5141
Fax: 202-228-0776

District
51 Depot Street
Suite 201

Saint Johnsbury, VT 05819

Phone: 802-748-9269
Phone: 802-748-0191
Fax: 802-748-0302

District
1 Church Street
2nd Floor

Burlington, VT 05401

Phone: 802-862-0697
Fax: 802-860-6370
Toll Free: 800-339-9834

District
36 Chickering Drive, #103
Brattleboro, VT 05301

Phone: 802-254-8732
Fax: 802-254-9207

Key Staff
Jeff Weaver
Chief of Staff
332 Dirksen Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510

Phone: 202-224-5141
Fax: 202-228-0776

Key Staff
Margaret Van Tassell
Scheduler
332 Dirksen Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510

Phone: 202-224-5141
Fax: 202-228-0776

Key Staff
Michael Briggs
Media Director
332 Dirksen Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510

Phone: 202-224-5141
Fax: 202-228-0776