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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; 4 Children: Levi, Heather, Carina, David
Birth Date: 09/08/1941
Birth Place: New York, NY
Home City: Burlington, VT
Religion: Jewish
Date Title
July 9, 2014 The Huffington Post -Why We Need a Carbon Tax
July 2, 2014 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Oil Prices
June 26, 2014 Senators Call for Emergency Action to Stop Price Spikes Caused by Oil Speculators
June 26, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
June 19, 2014 Oil Speculators Use Iraq as Excuse to Drive Up Prices
June 18, 2014 "The Future of Our Planet is in Doubt,' Sanders Warns as Panel Oks Tar Sands Pipeline
June 3, 2014 Stop Oil Speculation that Drives Up Gas Prices
May 6, 2014 Congress Must Confront Global Warming Crisis
April 4, 2014 Letter to Chairman Murray and Ranking Member Collins - New Investments in Crude-by-Rail Safety
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 11, 2014 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Keystone XL Pipeline
Feb. 14, 2014 Letter to Penny Pritzer, Secretary of the Department of Commerce - As Propane Prices Soar, Congressional Delegation Seeks Emergency Export Curbs
Jan. 31, 2014 Sanders Statement on Tar Sands Pipeline
Nov. 21, 2013 Legislation to End Fossil Fuel Tax Breaks Introduced by Sen. Sanders, Rep. Ellison
Nov. 5, 2013 Sanders Statement on Excessive Oil Speculation
May 21, 2013 Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 2013 - Continued
May 21, 2013 Sanders Calls for Gas Price Probe, Emergency Action by Oil Market Regulators
Jan. 28, 2013 Sanders Opposes Vermont Wind Moratorium
Dec. 10, 2012 Sanders Details New Effort to Make Vermont Gas Prices More Competitive
Sept. 28, 2012 Sanders Statement on Court Ruling in CFTC Case
July 18, 2012 Costco to Sanders: "Our Prices on Average Would Have Been Approximately 19ยข Lower'
July 13, 2012 Gas Profits Twice National Average in Burlington Area
May 10, 2012 Sanders, Ellison Introduce Bill to End Fossil Fuel Subsidies
May 10, 2012 Rep. Keith Ellison and Sen. Bernie Sanders Announce Bill to End Fossil Fuel Subsidies
March 21, 2012 Senate Bill Would Force Emergency Action to Cut Gas Prices
March 21, 2012 Minnesota Post - Klobuchar, Franken Focus on Oil Speculators
March 21, 2012 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript
March 5, 2012 Stop Wall Street Speculators From Driving Up Gas Prices, Lawmakers Say
March 1, 2012 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript
Feb. 13, 2012 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript
Jan. 24, 2012 End Oil and Coal Subsidies, Sanders Tells Rally
Jan. 18, 2012 Sanders Statement on Keystone XL Pipeline
Dec. 17, 2011 Sanders Votes "No' on Spending Deal
Dec. 7, 2011 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
Nov. 10, 2011 Sanders Statement on Tar Sands Pipeline
Nov. 7, 2011 Sanders and Welch Welcome State Department IG Investigation of Tar Sands Pipeline
Oct. 26, 2011 Letter to Department of State Inspector General Geisel
Oct. 26, 2011 Letter to President Obama
Oct. 18, 2011 Letter to Senator Murray and Representative Hensarling
Aug. 29, 2011 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript
Aug. 26, 2011 The Week in Review
Aug. 23, 2011 Sanders Demands Federal Regulators Obey Law and Limit Oil Speculation
Aug. 19, 2011 CFTC Report Reveals Rampant Speculation in Oil Markets
July 28, 2011 Fuel Standards
June 23, 2011 Sanders Applauds Tapping Oil Reserves
June 16, 2011 Release: Sanders' Bill Would Stop Rampant Oil Speculation
June 15, 2011 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
June 2, 2011 Release: Sanders' Legislation Would Curb Oil Speculators
June 1, 2011 Crude Situation
May 31, 2011 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript
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