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Bernie Sanders' Public Statements

Full Name: Bernard 'Bernie' Sanders
Office: U.S. Senate (VT) - 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
Date Title
April 10, 2014 Progressive Caucus: Time to Renew Unemployment Insurance
April 9, 2014 Paycheck Fairness Act - Motion to Proceed
April 9, 2014 Paycheck Fairness Act - Motion to Proceed
April 9, 2014 Letter to Jack Reed, Chairman and Lisa Murkowski, Ranking Member of Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies - Strong Investment in Important Land Conservation Programs
April 9, 2014 Primary Care Crisis in America
April 9, 2014 Sens. Brown, Schatz, Warren, Sanders, and Blumenthal Announce Legislation Protecting Consumers From Inaccurate Credit Reports And Scores
April 8, 2014 Leahy and Sanders on Vermont's Leadership on Pay Equity
April 7, 2014 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: ACA Enrollment Numbers
April 7, 2014 "Their Nightmare'
April 7, 2014 Senate Passes Help for Long-Term Jobless
April 4, 2014 Letter to Tom Harkin, Chairman and Jerry Moran, Ranking Member of Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies - Sens. Collins, King Seeking Boost to LIHEAP Fuel Assistance, Weatherization Programs
April 4, 2014 Letter to Chairman Murray and Ranking Member Collins - New Investments in Crude-by-Rail Safety
April 4, 2014 Letter to Dianne Feinstein, Chairwoman and Lamar Alexander, Ranking Member of Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development - Sens. Collins, King Seeking Boost to LIHEAP Fuel Assistance, Weatherization Programs
April 4, 2014 Real Unemployment at 12.7%
April 3, 2014 Letter to Chairman Murray and Ranking Member Collins - Support Safe Transportation of Energy Products Fund to Increase Rail Safety
April 3, 2014 Sanders Statement on Tentative Settlement in Bus Strike
April 3, 2014 Letter to Tom Harkin, Chairman and Jerry Moran, Ranking Member of Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies - Seniors Programs
April 3, 2014 A Ruling for the Rich and Republicans
April 2, 2014 High Court Gives Big Money More Say in Campaigns
April 2, 2014 Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act of 2014
April 2, 2014 Supreme Court Voids Campaign Spending Limits
April 1, 2014 A Big Deal
April 1, 2014 Sanders Welcomes Progress on VA Backlog
March 31, 2014 Democracy vs. Oligarchy
March 31, 2014 U.N. Warning on Climate Change
March 31, 2014 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Health Care
March 27, 2014 Hearing of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee - A Review of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration Budget for Fiscal Year 2015
March 27, 2014 Vermont Official Warns U.S. Senate Panel: Don't Let Transportation Funding Run Out
March 27, 2014 Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act of 2014 - Motion to Proceed
March 25, 2014 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: National Security Agency Data Collection
March 25, 2014 Statement on NSA Surveillance
March 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Merkley Leads Over 200 Members of Congress in Calling for Executive Order Protecting LGBT Workers from Workplace Discrimination
March 17, 2014 Sanctions on Russia
March 14, 2014 Letter to Mark Wetjen, Chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission and Scott O'Malia, Commissioner of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, and Bart Chilton, Commissioner of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission - Oil and Gas Market Speculation
March 14, 2014 FOX "The O'Reilly Factor" - Transcript: 2016 Elections
March 13, 2014 Child Care Development Block Grant Act
March 13, 2014 Senate Seeks White House Plan on Childhood Poverty
March 13, 2014 Sanders Statement on Overtime Pay
March 12, 2014 CQ Roll Call - Senators Mull Whether U.S. Can Learn From Health Systems Abroad
March 11, 2014 Former IBM Workers Get Federal Help
March 11, 2014 Unanimous Consent Request
March 11, 2014 What the U.S. Health Care System Can Learn from Other Countries
March 11, 2014 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Keystone XL Pipeline
March 11, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture and Michael Froman, United States Trade Representative - Dairy Products in the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership
March 10, 2014 Sanders Statement on Climate Change All-Nighter
March 9, 2014 Sanders, Other Senators to Speak All Night in Wake-Up Call to Congress on Global Warming
March 6, 2014 Flood Insurance and Veterans Medical Clinics
March 6, 2014 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Hillary Clinton & The Middle Class
March 6, 2014 Protecting Sexual Assault Victims
March 6, 2014 Sanders Statement on Military Sexual Assault Cases
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