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Bernie Sanders' Public Statements on Issue: Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

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
Issue Position: USA Patriot Act/Civil Liberties
July 11, 2014 We Need A Political Revolution
May 2, 2014 The Week in Review
Jan. 23, 2014 Sanders Says Congress Must Act on Privacy Panel Report
Jan. 17, 2014 Sanders Statement on Obama's Review of Intelligence Gathering
Jan. 17, 2014 CNN "Newsroom" - Transcript: Reaction to President Obama's Remarks on the National Security Agency
Jan. 14, 2014 Sanders Calls for Limits on NSA Surveillance
Jan. 6, 2014 CNN "The Situation Room" - Transcript: National Security Agency
Jan. 3, 2014 Letter to Keith Alexander, Director of the National Security Agency - Is NSA Spying on Congress?
Dec. 16, 2013 Statement on Court Ruling Against NSA
Oct. 24, 2013 Sanders Condemns Spying on U.S. Allies
Oct. 24, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Spying on Allies
Oct. 17, 2013 Playboy - The Playboy Interview: Bernie Sanders
Oct. 8, 2013 The Shutdown, the Koch Brothers, the Court and the Tea Party
Oct. 8, 2013 Sanders Ties Government Shutdown to Billionaire Donors as High Court Weighs Campaign Funding Law
June 25, 2013 Sanders Statement on Voting Rights Ruling
Jan. 21, 2013 Statement on President Obama's 2nd Inauguration
July 26, 2012 Senators Seek Answers from DNI on How Many of Americans' Communications Have Been Monitored
Feb. 21, 2012 MSNBC "The Rachel Maddow Show" - Transcript
Feb. 21, 2012 Senators Seek Study on Voter Laws
Dec. 21, 2011 Sanders Applauds EPA Rule on Power Plant Pollution
July 30, 2010 Letter To The Honorable Hillary Clinton, Secretary Of State
Jan. 18, 2010 Martin Luther King Day
Sept. 3, 2008 Statement: Slavery Verdict in Immokalee, Florida
Jan. 21, 2008 Martin Luther King Day
Dec. 14, 2007 Vermont Delegation Secures King Monument Pledge
Jan. 15, 2007 U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders Released the Following Statement for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Nov. 2, 2006 Vermont poised to elect America's first socialist senator
Oct. 26, 2006 Rocking the Vote in Burlington
Oct. 13, 2006 Rutland Herald - Candidates meet in city
July 24, 2006 Brattleboro Reformer - Candidates Stump in County
May 5, 2006 Sanders Introduces Bill to Name Fair haven Post Office in Honor of Matthew Lyon
March 10, 2005 Civil Liberties
Jan. 6, 2005 Counting Electoral Votes--Joint Session of the House and Senate Held Pursuant to the Provisions of Senate Concurrent Resolution 1
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Civil Rights
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